Brazil: News

12 Jun 2024


Google begins testing Android 15's automatic theft detection feature

Google has initiated testing of the automatic theft detection feature, a key component of the upcoming Android 15.

03 Jun 2024


Embark on an Amazon River adventure in Brazil

The Amazon River in Brazil offers a unique journey through the rainforest's heart.

30 May 2024


Israeli military seizes control of Gaza-Egypt border corridor

The Israeli military has announced its seizure of the "Philadelphi Corridor," which is a strategic 14-kilometer-long strip along the Gaza-Egypt border.

23 May 2024

Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo: Teen kills entire family after phone confiscated

A 16-year-old boy in Sao Paulo, Brazil, reportedly shot his parents and sister dead following a disagreement over his cell phone.

11 May 2024


Brazil flood crisis worsens, over 120 dead, millions affected

The flood crisis in southern Brazil, particularly in Rio Grande do Sul, has worsened after rains returned to the state on Friday.

08 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Embark on a rainforest adventure in Manaus, Brazil

Manaus, positioned at the heart of Brazil's Amazon Rainforest, is more than a starting point; it's a destination rich with culture and history.

07 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Pantanal, Brazil is a paradise for wildlife photographers

The Pantanal in Brazil stands as the world's largest tropical wetland.

01 May 2024

Upcoming Movies

Wagner Moura to headline Kleber Mendonca Filho's 'The Secret Agent'

Acclaimed Brazilian actor Wagner Moura, known for his role in Civil War, is set to star in the upcoming political thriller The Secret Agent, reported Variety.

01 May 2024


Prepare the acai berry bowl in 3 simple steps

The acai berry bowl, a dish with roots in Brazil's Amazon region, is celebrated for its health benefits and vivid look.

29 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Paddle through Belize's ancient caves

Belize, on Central America's eastern coast, is known for its lush rainforests, vibrant marine life, and ancient Mayan ruins.

22 Apr 2024


India emerges as second-largest contributor of new US citizens

A recent Congressional report revealed a total of 65,960 Indians officially became United States (US) citizens in 2022, solidifying India's position as the second-largest contributor of immigrants to America.

18 Apr 2024


Brazilian woman brings corpse into bank to sign loan, arrested 

A woman in Brazil has been arrested for attempting to defraud a bank using her deceased uncle's body.

15 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Unveiling the secrets of Brazil's Amazon rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest in Brazil is a vast, biodiverse area that spans over millions of square kilometers.

10 Apr 2024


UNESCO unveils the latest global geoparks! Here they are

Discovering the intersection of geology, culture, and sustainability, travelers have exciting new destinations to add to their bucket lists!

08 Apr 2024

Elon Musk

Brazil's SC investigates Musk for refusing to block X accounts

Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes of Brazil has initiated an investigation into billionaire Elon Musk.

04 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Unveiling architectural wonders of Brasilia, Brazil

Brasilia, the capital city of Brazil, stands as a testament to modernist architecture and innovative urban planning.

31 Mar 2024


Honda Sahara 300 adventure goes official: Check features, performance

Honda has launched the Sahara 300, a new adventure motorcycle, in Brazil. This model is set to replace the popular XRE 300.

13 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Explore wildlife in Pantanal, Brazil with this things-to-do guide

The Pantanal, in Brazil, is one of the largest tropical wetlands globally, offering an unmatched wildlife experience.

01 Mar 2024


How to grow and care for a Zebra plant

The zebra plant, commonly grown indoors, is adored for its unique dark green leaves streaked with white veins. Its standout feature is its colorful flowers.

16 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Most romantic Brazilian beaches, lakes to visit with your bae

Brazil's beaches and lakes provide the ideal setting for romance.

08 Jan 2024


Rising sugar prices amid climate crisis impact cookies and chocolates

The world is experiencing a sweet upheaval as the climate crisis takes its toll on sugar production.

30 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Greenest nations: Countries with the largest forest cover

As a matter of fact, 29% of our planet Earth is covered with land, of which 31% is occupied by forests.

29 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Countries that share a maximum number of borders

In a dance of geography, our world hosts 195 countries, each nestled snugly among its neighbors, crafting an intricate puzzle of shared borders.

09 Nov 2023


Brazilian influencer (29) dies of cardiac arrests during cosmetic surgery

Brazil is mourning the demise of 29-year-old influencer and aspiring actor Luana Andrade, who reportedly passed away of four cardiac arrests while undergoing cosmetic surgery.

01 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Skip popular global destinations! Explore these less-crowded alternatives instead

In a world where traveling to renowned destinations has become increasingly popular, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by crowds and tourist traps.

26 Oct 2023


Brazilian scientists develop cocaine vaccine: Here's how it works

Researchers in Brazil have created an innovative vaccine, called Calixcoca, to combat cocaine addiction.

18 Oct 2023

Travel And Tourism

Visiting Brazil? Try these cool activities

Brazil is a treasure trove of diverse activities that cater to all types of travelers.

18 Oct 2023


What to eat as a vegetarian in Brazil

Brazil is the land of samba, soccer, and sizzling barbecues, but what if you are a vegetarian looking to explore the diverse and delectable cuisine of this South American giant?

13 Oct 2023

Travel And Tourism

Nature's masterpieces: Exploring the world's most mesmerizing waterfalls

Waterfalls are where the earth's untamed force and tranquil beauty meet in a fascinating show. They are nature's symphony.

11 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

India 'exceptionally organized' G20 Summit: Brazilian president

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Monday reportedly lauded India's G20 Presidency after the culmination of the G20 Summit on Sunday.

10 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

G20 Summit ends, PM Modi hands over presidency to Brazil

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday handed over the G20 Presidency to Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, which marked the end of the G20 Summit in New Delhi.

20 Aug 2023


Canada: Over 30,000 forced to flee as wildfires intensify

Over 30,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in British Columbia, Canada, as a devastating wildfire threatened the city of Kelowna, AFP reported.

Who is Neville Roy Singham, accused of funding Chinese propaganda

American millionaire Neville Roy Singham is back in the news over his alleged involvement with the propaganda arm of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

04 Aug 2023


India trashes reports about it opposing BRICS expansion

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Thursday refuted reports that India is against the BRICS expansion, calling them "baseless speculation."

Football-pitch-sized tropical forest lost every 5 seconds: Report

Earth lost an area of tropical rainforest larger than the Netherlands or Switzerland last year, according to the latest data released by the World Resources Institute (WRI).

17 Feb 2023


Rio Carnival 2023: World's largest Carnival festival begins today

It's time for merrymaking and reveling in joy as the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro begins today, February 17.

12 Jan 2023

Rio de Janeiro

Brazil: Bolsonaro supporters' 'mega protest' fizzles as authorities bolster security

To avoid another Sunday-like riot in Brazil, authorities bolstered security as social media flyers calling for a "mega-protest to retake power" in two dozen cities surfaced.

09 Jan 2023

Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil: Pro-Bolsonaro rioters storm presidential palace, Congress, Supreme Court

In a reprise of the 2021 US Capitol riots, supporters of Brazil's far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro broke into the country's Congress, presidential palace, and Supreme Court on Sunday.

31 Oct 2022

Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil presidential election: Lula da Silva defeats Bolsonaro

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has returned to power in Brazil after 20 years by defeating far-right incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro in a tight runoff election.

Decades after Bt cotton, GM mustard trials get GEAC nod

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) has recommended the environmental release of the indigenously developed genetically modified (GM) mustard hybrid DMH-11 to the Ministry of Environment.

03 Oct 2022

Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil election: Lula da Silva to face Bolsonaro in run-off

The presidential election in Brazil will see a runoff competition between former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro on October 30.

03 Oct 2022


World Architecture Day 2022: 5 most unusual buildings ever

The world is full of masterminds who create masterpieces.

21 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 things to get home from your trip to Brazil

Garnering love for its grand carnivals, rich culture, stunning beaches, and the mammoth Amazon rainforest, Brazil is among the top travel destinations around the world.

09 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 unique hotels in Brazil where you must stay at

Popularly known around the world for its rich culture, stunning beaches, breathtaking waterfalls, colorful carnivals, and the magnificent Amazon rainforest, Brazil is worth including on your travel list.

02 Sep 2022

Jair Bolsonaro

Gun jams as man tries to assassinate Argentina's vice president

Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner had a close shave with death when a man standing among her supporters outside her home tried to shoot her at point-blank range as she approached to greet them on Thursday evening.

19 Jul 2022


Brazilian Amazon lost 18 trees per second in 2021: Study

The Amazon Rainforest plays a primary role in regulating the world's carbon and oxygen cycles.

24 Jun 2022


Brazilian woman falls in love with a doll, delivers 'baby'

In a strange turn of events, a Brazilian woman, Meirivone Rocha Moraes, 37, fell in love with someone special.

23 Jun 2022


Former Miss Brazil Gleycy Correia dies after routine tonsil surgery

Former Miss Brazil Gleycy Correia died after suffering a brain hemorrhage and a heart attack following a routine tonsil removal surgery.

07 Feb 2022


Exploring the New Seven Wonders of the World

The New Seven Wonders of the World was a campaign launched in 2000 to select seven wonders from 200 existing monuments.

15 Sep 2021

Social Media

India top source of social media misinformation on COVID-19: Study

India produced the largest amount of Social media misinformation on COVID-19 due to the country's higher internet penetration rate, increasing social media consumption, and users' lack of internet literacy, according to a new study.

24 Jul 2021

Jair Bolsonaro

Bharat Biotech ends its Brazil agreement. What went wrong?

Bharat Biotech on Friday announced the termination its agreement with two foreign firms for the supply of COVAXIN to Brazil.