POLITICAL CRISIS IN BRAZIL

Brazil sends in troops as protests against President Temer turn violent

Embattled leader, facing growing calls for impeachment over corruption allegations, refuses to stand down

POLITICAL CRISIS IN BRAZIL

Pressure mounts on Brazil’s Temer as lawyers vote for impeachment

President struggles to hold government together after latest bribery and corruption revelations

Latin America

Brazil mobilizes 220,000 troops to help fight Zika virus

The offensive comes weeks before Rio de Janeiro will host its Carnival celebrations

Latin America

Brazilian lawmakers condemn harassment by protestors in Caracas

Senate delegation forced to abandon trip to visit opposition leader after alleged incidents

Latin America

Illegal gold-mining presents new threat for Brazil’s isolated tribes

Foundation estimates 3,000 prospectors are searching for minerals in Yanomami lands

LATIN AMERICA

Searching for the invisible Brazilians

Government is out to find people living in extreme poverty to sign them up for financial aid

latin america

Brazilian government makes concessions to quell protests before World Cup

But striking subway workers could bring São Paulo to a standstill on opening day

LATIN AMERICA

Rise in worker fatalities at Brazil’s World Cup stadiums sparks safety concerns

Only in October did figures begin to be released about the number of deaths