Fearing for his safety amid rising crime in Latin America's largest nation, Paulo Alberto joined a gun club three years ago and learned to shoot. But he says Brazil's tight carry laws that mean he can't take his gun anywhere but to the club limit his
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January 21, 2019 2:09 PMRIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - Police and soldiers are being deployed in large numbers to Brazil's northeast to fight a wave of gang violence fueled by the overloaded, collapsing prison system.
January 17, 2019 2:22 AMBRASILIA (REUTERS) - Brazil plans to eliminate visitor visas for Americans, the country's tourism minister said on Wednesday (Jan 16), as President Jair Bolsonaro seeks to turn around the lagging tourism sector and engineer co
Rain is already annoying enough when it's not seemingly made of spiders.So spare a thought for the people who had to keep an eye on a group of arachnids that appeared to be raining down over rural Brazil, thanks to hot and humid weather.SEE ALSO: Pol
While most developed countries have reduced the construction of large dams for the production of electricity in recent decades, developing countries, including Brazil, have embarked on even more massive hydropower developments.
January 06, 2019 4:33 PMRIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - A special deployment of Brazilian troops began fanning out in the northern city of Fortaleza on Saturday (Jan 5) with orders to stop a spike in violent attacks by criminal gangs against banks, buses and
Today's extinctions are happening 100 to 1,000 times faster than the expected, natural rate of die-offs. According to BirdLife International, these animals went extinct in 2018.Read the full article here. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Brazil