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Brazil’s Trump-friendly president heading to the White House

The president of Brazil made an unusual visit to CIA headquarters and later spoke of his admiration for the United States on the second day of a trip that reflected his country's shift to a more pro-American stance.

Hundreds feared buried, death toll rises after dam collapse in Brazil

The death toll from the collapse of a dam holding back mine waste in southeastern Brazil rose to 34 on Saturday as searchers flying in helicopters and rescuers laboring in deep mud uncovered more bodies.

Gunman opens fire in Brazil cathedral, kills at least 4

A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass on Tuesday, killing four and leaving four others injured before turning a gun on himself, authorities said.

Firefighters try to save relics as fire engulfs Rio museum

A huge fire engulfed Brazil's 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, lighting up the night sky with towering flames as firefighters and museum workers raced to save historical relics from the blaze.

Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was convicted of corruption and money laundering on Wednesday, the most high-profile conviction yet in a sweeping graft investigation that has jailed dozens of the Latin American country's elite.

Brazil’s Carnival kicks off with parades, street parties

Revelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties on the first of five official days of Carnival celebrations.

Chapecoense survivor lifts trophy 2 months after tragedy

A survivor of the air crash two months ago that killed 19 members of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club has lifted the Copa Sudamericana trophy in honor of his dead teammates.

Colombia finds ‘black boxes’ from air crash

Colombia's civil aeronautics agency says it has found the two flight recorders from the airplane that crashed Monday night with a Brazilian soccer team aboard.

One US swimmer in trouble makes an agreement with judge

The lawyer for US Olympic swimmer James Feigen says he will pay more than $10,000 today and then leave Brazil following the robbery scandal involving he, Ryan Lochte and two other members of the US swim team.

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