Marielle Franco's Accused Killers Have Been Arrested Nearly A Year After Her Death
Two former police officers were arrested in Brazil nearly a year after the killing of Marielle Franco, a queer politician known for her support for minorities and criticism of police violence.
These Women Are Fighting To Make Sure "Brazil's Trump" Doesn't Get Elected
BuzzFeed News spoke to women about their thoughts on the current presidential frontrunner, who once told a fellow lawmaker she wasn't worth raping.
A Former President Is Doing His World Cup Commentary From Prison
His first ~analysis~ was on Brazil's draw and Germany's surprise defeat.
A Teen Killed Herself After Being Tormented By Rumors That An Ex Had Shared Intimate Photos Of Her
The 15-year-old girl had also been bullied by her classmates.
Things Are So Bad In Venezuela That People Are Walking To Brazil For Medicine
In the Brazilian border state of Roraima, the health system can't meet the demands of Venezuelans fleeing a collapsing country.
15 Signs That Help Define An Abusive Relationship
Remember: violence isn't just physical.
Almost Every Major Politician In Brazil Is Under Criminal Investigation Now
Eight ministers, 71 congresspeople, 5 former presidents, and the main candidates running for president next year are all being investigated for corruption now.
The Army Has Been Called In To Help Stop A Massive Wave Of Violence In Brazil
Sixty-two people have already been killed since Friday in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo, where the military police are on strike after having their pay frozen for three years.
Brazilians Send Messages Of Hope After Soccer Players Perish In Plane Crash
Residents in the hometown for the Chapecoense soccer team, Chapecó, Brazil, sent messages of hope after multiple players were killed in a plane crash Monday, stunning the nation.
2016 Was The Year Black Lives Matter Went Global
Activists for black, brown, and Indigenous rights around the world have adopted the Black Lives Matter slogan alongside homegrown movements against racism and police brutality.
Trump Supporters Spar With Opponents In Brazil
About 50 people came to the event, which ended with supporters and opponents spewing insults back and forth.
Brazilian Senate Impeaches President Dilma Rousseff, Removing Her From Office
The trial, spurred by a corruption scandal, lasted seven days.
Brazil's Huge Impeachment Trial's First Day Shut Down Almost As Soon As It Began
An argument between senators cut short the first day of what is sure to be an acrimonious — and brief — trial in Brazil's Senate. It will pick up again on Friday.
Airport Arrivals In Rio Are Being Greeted With A Sign Saying "Welcome To Hell"
The message continues to fuel fears for public safety ahead of the Rio Olympics in August.
Rio Police Greet Olympics Visitors With Protest Banners: "Welcome To Hell"
With salaries in arrears, firefighters and police officers stage ongoing protests at the international airport in Rio and say they have a price on their heads. Three died over the weekend.
WHO Doesn't See Zika As Risk For Olympics But Golfers Are Skipping Anyway
Five golf stars have stated that due to fear of contracting the disease, they will not participate in the Rio games.