The condemned four-storey buildings collapsed on Friday in the hillside neighbourhood of Itanhanga, an area that was hard hit by recent heavy rains and flash floods.
Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn, Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal, plastic, cardboard and food in a Brazilian border town's rubbish dump.
Torrential rain left seven people dead in Rio de Janeiro, officials said, as emergency workers raced to rescue people trapped by the downpour and clean-up efforts got under way.
Brazilian police have taken into custody a parrot belonging to drug dealers that was trained to tip its owners off about impending raids.
When Jair Bolsonaro became president of Brazil on January 1, the country’s indigenous peoples braced themselves for the worst. Bolsonaro had promised that not another centimetre of indigenous land would be protected under his leadership. He announced his intention to forcibly integrate indigenous peoples and said it was “a shame that the Brazilian cavalry wasn’t as efficient as the Americans, who exterminated the Indians”.
A Brazilian model died on Saturday after collapsing on the catwalk during a show on the last day of Sao Paulo fashion Week, organizers said.
Football legend Pele was taken to a Paris hospital as a precaution on Wednesday after suffering from an "infection" but is "doing well", according to members of his entourage.
The Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), an affiliate of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), hosted a delegation of businesswomen from Brazil in Sharjah recently, as a follow up to NAMA’s successful networking event in São Paulo August.
In the fantastical world of Sunrise Valley in Brazil, women wear dresses and veils inspired by mythical sorceresses and men don Roman-style capes as they practice a melange of beliefs inspired by past and future civilizations.