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‘It Is Our Very Governments Who Are Killing the Earth.’ A Brazilian Indigenous Leader Speaks Out On Deforestation in the Amazon

As TIME reported in its recent special climate issue, the fires from the Amazon seen across the skies of Brazil in August “helped illuminate something the world can no longer ignore.” On the front lines of the fight to protect t...

‘It Is Our Very Governments Who Are Killing the Earth.’ A Brazilian Indigenous Leader Speaks Out On Deforestation in the Amazon

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How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could accelerate its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a huge, new dam. It's also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanent...
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Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high Environmentalists fear 2019 will be one of worst years for deforestation in recent memoryDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon surged last month to t...
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How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could speed its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a new dam. It also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripp...
21:16 2019-06-28

Murder of Brazilian indigenous leader a ‘worrying symptom’ of land invasion In the wake of the murder of indigenous leader Emrya Wajãpi in Brazil, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on th...
13:00 2019-07-31

Brazilian Amazon deforestation surges to break August records 1,114.8 sq km cut down this month, the same area as Hong Kong – on top of damage from firesDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has hit the highest ...
19:48 2019-08-27

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The termination of one of the nation’s most respected scientists has alarmed researchers, many of whom say they see his dismissal as an effort by the...
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Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit due to surgery Brazil’s leader may be eager to speak about the ongoing Amazon fires that have drawn the world's attention, but he will have to wait, because surgery...
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Brazilian Official Is Ousted After Amazonian Deforestation Dispute Brazil’s government pushed out the chief of the agency that tracks deforestation following a dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over the levels of...
05:16 2019-08-03

Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a day a...
23:48 2019-08-03

Ex-officers arrested after the killing of Brazilian councilwoman Two arrests in Brazil may finally shed light on the killing of popular politician Marielle Franco, whose death sparked national protests one year ago...
22:48 2019-06-21

Deforestation damage goes far beyond the Amazon West Africa and Congo basin are hotspots for forest loss but receive lower global attentionWorld losing forest the size of UK each year, report finds...
12:32 2019-09-12

Brazil: Amazon deforestation rises rapidly A government institute at loggerheads with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has called the massive increase a "major setback." The right-wing admini...
08:32 2019-08-07

Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the pl...
23:00 2019-08-22

It's officially now the worst ever August for Amazon deforestation The amount of Amazon rainforest being cleared in Brazil has hit a record high. But president Jair Bolsonaro is moving to ban the setting of fires for...
16:00 2019-08-29

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22:00 2019-08-25

Miners Kill Indigenous Leader in Brazil During Invasion of Protected Land Land invasions in indigenous territories are on the rise across Brazil. Indigenous leaders say they regularly come under threat by miners, loggers an...
20:01 2019-07-31

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right Presi...
10:48 2019-08-03

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a sur...
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Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, h...
12:48 2019-08-02

Former Farc rebels become eco-warriors to stop deforestation in the Amazon Ex-Farc rebels in Colombia, who spent decades fighting the government over land and power, have reinvented themselves as eco-warriors protecting the ...
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Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however,...
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Brazil's indigenous guardians of the Amazon For decades, the Waiapi have lived in the Brazilian state of Amapa in near-isolation from the non-indigenous world and in harmony with the rainforest...
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UPDATE 1-Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indica...
14:16 2019-05-22

Cattle farming in the Amazon has likely caused mass deforestation: experts Fires in the Amazon have surged by 83 per cent compared to the same period a year earlier, government figures show, and environmentalists blamed the ...
18:00 2019-08-23

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its...
13:00 2019-07-31

Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation SAO PAULO – Germany decided to suspend $39 million in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to inc...
22:48 2019-08-12

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to det...
01:32 2019-08-23

Brazil space institute director sacked in Amazon deforestation row Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls satellite data showing rise in deforestation ‘lies’ The director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute ...
15:48 2019-08-02

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Br...
15:48 2019-07-19

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Māori land rights leader calls on Jacinda Ardern to recognise Indigenous 'crisis' Activist leading Ihumātao dispute calls on PM to visit site and act on Māori disadvantageThe leader of a major Indigenous land dispute in New Zealand...
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Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Braz...
19:16 2019-08-10

Space agency chief fired after revealing recent Amazon deforestation Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has fired the director of the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon after it revealed a big increase in ...
14:00 2019-08-05

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data Ministers look at setting up alternative monitoring scheme as existing system shows alarming rise in clearance ratesThe Amazon forest is being burned...
23:01 2019-07-31

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that i...
19:32 2019-08-02

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon...
03:48 2019-06-06

Brazil deforestation rises in August, adding to Amazon fire worries Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government dat...
22:16 2019-09-06

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite sy...
20:48 2019-06-04

Revealed: rampant deforestation of Amazon driven by global greed for meat Investigation exposes how Brazil’s huge beef sector continues to threaten health of world’s largest rainforestThe cows grazed under the midday Amazon...
10:32 2019-07-02

Brazilian gang leader tries to escape prison disguised as daughter Brazilian prison authorities catch an inmate trying to escape prison dressed up as his teenage daughter, including a mask, a bra and wig.  ...
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Brazilian gang leader allegedly dresses up as daughter in failed prison escape A Brazilian gang leader was caught trying to escape a prison by dressing up as his daughter, who was visiting him the day he tried walking out the fa...
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A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape prison dressed as his daughter. When that failed, he killed himself Clauvino da Silva tried to escape prison by dressing up as his 19-year-old daughter and leaving her in his cell. He was later found dead.  ...
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Brazil's indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon 'to last drop of blood' Members of Brazil's Mura indigenous tribe painted their bodies with orange-red paint and took up long bows and clubs as they headed into the jungle t...
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Brazil indigenous agency worker killed in remote Amazon town Indigenist Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was murdered execution-style before members of his family in the Amazon town of Tabatinga, according to INA, a ...
01:48 2019-09-09

Foiled prison escape for Brazilian gang leader who tried to sneak out dressed as daughter – video A Brazilian inmate has been caught trying to escape from prison by pretending to be his teenage daughter when she visited him behind bars. Gang leade...
09:32 2019-08-05

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20:48 2019-08-21

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09:00 2019-08-23

Brazilian warplanes dump water on Amazon fires as outcry mounts G7 leaders stepped up presure on president Jair Bolsonaro to tackle destruction of precious rainforestBrazilian warplanes have begun dumping water on...
03:32 2019-08-26

Study offers improved estimate of forest gains, losses in Brazilian Amazon An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, used satellite photos and advanced algorithms to more accurate...
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Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping t...
12:32 2019-08-22

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfir...
05:32 2019-08-23

As other countries fret over Amazon fires, Brazilian leaders see attacks on national sovereignty Amid raging fires in the Amazon and an international outcry, Brazilians have revived long-held fears that others are coveting what belongs to Brazil....
00:32 2019-08-24

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainfor...
20:32 2019-08-24

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may send troops to battle Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday that he may use his country’s military to battle the record number of wildfires burning out of c...
23:32 2019-08-23

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20:48 2019-09-11

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17:48 2019-05-26

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19:00 2019-08-26

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Bolsonaro doubts tribal leader's 'murder', repeats call to mine the Amazon The international community is speaking out against the killing of an indigenous tribal leader in Brazil's Amazon, even as the country's president sa...
15:48 2019-07-31

Brazil leader wants an apology before accepting $22 million fund to fight Amazon fires Bolsonaro said Brazil may accept the G-7's offer for help with fires in the Amazon if France's Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults" rega...
12:48 2019-08-27

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over gro...
11:48 2019-08-18

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15:16 2019-09-07

Why are countries failing on their promise to stop deforestation? Despite a pledge in 2014 to halve deforestation by 2020, the area of forest destroyed annually has increased by more than 40 per cent globally in the...
10:32 2019-09-12

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "li...
05:16 2019-07-23

Indonesian walks 700-km backwards to highlight deforestation An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one ...
03:48 2019-08-05

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, pr...
13:48 2019-08-08

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
02:16 2019-07-04

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last...
20:00 2019-08-05

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecuti...
02:16 2019-07-04

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up t...
18:32 2019-07-17

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from ...
08:16 2019-06-21

Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times Ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election next week as Britain's prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Bre...
23:32 2019-07-20

Malaysia's Mahathir says linking palm oil to deforestation 'baseless' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said linking the production of palm oil to deforestation was "baseless, unfair and unjustified", ...
01:32 2019-08-23

Brazil president threatens officers over deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is threatening to dismiss officers at the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon over its publication of...
19:32 2019-08-01

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space re...
16:48 2019-07-31

Norway calls on its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
12:16 2019-08-27

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has gi...
07:48 2019-07-05

Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledg...
18:16 2019-06-13

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider e...
20:48 2019-07-15

Brazil's research chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has been criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro, and may ...
21:48 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
20:00 2019-07-03

Demand for soy and meat by major brands driving deforestation Some of the world's largest brands have been accused of "destroying our children's future" after a report found an area of forest twice the size of t...
09:48 2019-06-11

| Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates The number of forest fires in Brazil has surged, official data shows, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of...
17:00 2019-08-22

OxyContin maker negotiating $10 to 12 billion opioid settlement with state, local governments: report The maker of OxyContin—Purdue Pharma, which is owned by members of the Sackler Family--- is reportedly offering a $10 to $12 billion payout to settle...
20:32 2019-08-28

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California u...
19:16 2019-06-18

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after pre...
18:32 2019-07-19

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a ...
10:32 2019-07-18

Brazil's space agency chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest was criticized by president Jair Bolsonaro and may have l...
18:48 2019-08-02

Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space r...
02:32 2019-08-06

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research...
22:32 2019-07-22

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the c...
20:00 2019-08-14

The Indigenous Man Who Declared His Own Country Excluded from Australia’s Constitution, Murrumu of Walubara, an Aboriginal man, renounced his citizenship and formed a sovereign nation in the northe...
09:00 2019-09-13

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro ove...
17:16 2019-08-02

Pope Francis says corruption to blame for deforestation, poverty during Madagascar visit Francis made his appeal on a visit to Madagascar, the world's fourth-largest island, which research institutes and aid agencies say has lost about 44...
15:48 2019-09-07

'Hear us, see us': a plea to the UN for Indigenous women June Oscar tells of trauma, discrimination, and the link between jailing mothers and child removalThe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social ju...
02:32 2019-06-29

Indigenous people much more likely to be murdered than other Canadians Of 651 murders in 2018, 140 were of Indigenous people – 22%First Nations, Métis and Inuit account for only 5% of populationIndigenous people continue...
15:48 2019-07-23

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority...
15:16 2019-06-03

Five years on from the MH17 crash, the Australian and Dutch governments are still investigating Russia as victims' families search for answers Michael Kooren/Reuters; Dutch national police/YouTube Five years after flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing everyone on board including 3...
02:32 2019-07-17

Brazil's space agency chief to leave job after deforestation dispute: science ministry The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is to leave his position following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro ov...
12:48 2019-08-02

Bolsonaro rejects 'Captain Chainsaw' label as data shows deforestation 'exploded' Data says 2,254 sq km cleared in July as president says Macron and Merkel ‘haven’t realized Brazil’s under new management’Deforestation in the Brazil...
12:00 2019-08-07

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were ...
10:48 2019-07-10

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, puttin...
13:16 2019-06-04

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national geno...
19:32 2019-06-03

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Austral...
08:16 2019-05-26

Mystery deaths among indigenous Malaysians prompt speculation Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their ...
14:00 2019-06-11

'Missing and murdered:' Indigenous women at risk in U.S., Canada A new awareness about the number of missing and murdered indigenous women on reservations and tribal lands in the U.S. and Canada is raising the alar...
09:32 2019-07-03

Indigenous elders want plan to raise Warragamba Dam scrapped Traditional landowners say NSW government has not done all promised checks on affected artefacts and sites Traditional landowners have condemned a pl...
22:32 2019-06-06

Families of missing indigenous women march in Oklahoma CONCHO, Okla. (AP) — Families and friends of missing or slain American Indian women and girls are again calling for justice for their loved ones. Abo...
19:16 2019-06-14

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committ...
09:32 2019-06-04

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and...
17:16 2019-05-31

AFL great Michael Long plans second Indigenous walk Former player first walked to Canberra 15 years agoNo date set as 49-year-old recovers from health issueIndigenous leader and AFL great Michael Long ...
02:32 2019-05-23

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with a...
10:32 2019-05-21

Indigenous Congo foragers learn early to use the sun for orientation According to a new study, the Mbendjele BaYaka people of the Republic of Congo are quite adept at using the sun to orient themselves in the Congo's d...
16:48 2019-07-24

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in ...
18:00 2019-08-03

Report: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committ...
04:32 2019-06-04

AP with D-Day vet as he speaks to French students D-Day veteran Ray Lambert told French students he still hears voices when he looks out on the English Channel. AP is following the 98-year-old D-Day ...
00:00 2019-06-05

Indigenous families given $2B payout for children separated from parents by government The tribunal is awarding the maximum damages it can -- $40,000 -- for each child taken away for lack of proper services or who was later returned to ...
13:48 2019-09-06

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were ...
23:48 2019-06-03

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn ...
04:16 2019-06-04

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists worki...
04:32 2019-07-21

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in ...
08:16 2019-06-05

Indigenous AFL trailblazer Graham 'Polly' Farmer dies aged 84 Considered one of the true greats of the game, Farmer played 101 games for Geelong in the 1960sGraham “Polly” Farmer, widely regarded as Australian r...
12:00 2019-08-14

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the...
11:16 2019-07-12

Indigenous protests in Peru halt output at Frontera oil block Indigenous communities took control of a small airport and an oil pumping station in Peru to demand the government clean up pollution, halting produc...
15:16 2019-09-10

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered...
10:48 2019-06-03

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of ...
07:16 2019-07-04

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry com...
09:48 2019-06-09

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National ...
20:48 2019-05-21

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day o...
09:32 2019-06-18

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum o...
08:48 2019-05-21

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for tree...
08:48 2019-05-21

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the r...
14:48 2019-06-15

Brazil Congress committee OKs commercial farming on indigenous reserves A Brazilian congressional committee on Tuesday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to allow commercial agriculture on indigenous reserves, a...
20:16 2019-08-27

Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearanc...
17:16 2019-06-19

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditiona...
19:16 2019-05-21

Rashida Tlaib’s Grandmother Speaks for Us All It wasn’t enough for Donald Trump to call his friend in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and urge him to block two sitting U.S. congresswom...
00:32 2019-08-18

You can now adjust how quickly Alexa speaks in the U.S. Alexa's latest feature adjusts speech rate on command. It's the latest in a string of accessibility features to hit Amazon's voice assistant.Read Mor...
00:32 2019-08-08

A Star Diamond Student Speaks Guide Vadim Pokhlebkin calls Paul Hotke “One of the star students” of the Diamond method. Paul took the Dick Diamond "Trade Small, Win Of...
14:32 2019-05-31

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquacultu...
16:01 2019-05-22

'No more stolen sisters': 12,000-mile ride to highlight missing indigenous women Up to 4,000 Indigenous women are killed or missing in Canada, while in the US they face murder rates up to 10 times higher than the national average ...
02:32 2019-06-07

Trudeau’s Liberals benefited from record Indigenous voter turnout in 2015. Can they again? How the Trans Mountain pipeline, Jody Wilson-Raybould being kicked out of cabinet, the MMIWG inquiry and other issues could impact the 2019 Indigenou...
11:16 2019-09-14

Decades of missing Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' – leaked report Government’s inquiry into disappeared women and girls to be published MondayThree decades of missing and murdered Indigenous women amounts to a “Cana...
03:32 2019-06-01

First Nations suicide rate 3 times higher than for non-Indigenous people: StatsCan The agency reported Friday on the rates of death by suicide for self-identifying First Nations people, Metis and Inuit from 2011 to 2016, compared to...
18:48 2019-06-30

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protecte...
23:48 2019-05-21

Contempt case for Indigenous women arrested at Alton Gas site delayed The women's lawyer, Michael McDonald, says he plans to argue before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court that his clients had the right to be on Alton Natur...
16:48 2019-06-10

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because t...
15:16 2019-06-03

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of act...
15:32 2019-08-07

| Leaked report calls indigenous women's deaths a 'Canadian genocide' A public inquiry report leaked to Canada's public broadcaster called the disappearances and slayings of possibly thousands of indigenous women over r...
16:16 2019-06-01

Organizers of North American Indigenous Games admit to artistic oversight Organizers have issued a statement saying the oversight involving Melissa Labrador happened amid the "excitement" of revealing the official brand for...
14:32 2019-06-10

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victori...
20:32 2019-06-27

In New Zealand, young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous rights Five years ago, law graduate Pania Newton and her cousins got together around a kitchen table and agreed to do everything in their power to prevent a...
06:16 2019-08-11

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry...
15:32 2019-05-23

A child raised by many mothers: What we can learn about parenthood from an indigenous group in Brazil Indigenous children are raised to develop high autonomy from a young age, a valuable skill in adulthood. That allows them to be surprisingly agile an...
17:48 2019-09-06

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government sai...
02:32 2019-07-10

Miley Cyrus speaks out after being grabbed by fan without her consent Days after a fan took things too far with Miley Cyrus by grabbing her and trying to kiss her — without her consent — as she was walking to her car wi...
22:48 2019-06-04

Miley Cyrus speaks out against man who groped her in public Pop star says a woman ‘can be wearing what she wants … She can’t be grabbed without her consent’Miley Cyrus has spoken out after a man grabbed and ki...
12:32 2019-06-05

Miley Cyrus Speaks Out After Fan Gropes Her in Barcelona Miley Cyrus is saying "don't f--k with my freedom" after a scary incident in Barcelona. Earlier this week, the She Is Coming artist was leaving her ...
19:48 2019-06-04

Eoin Morgan Speaks About Six Hitting Record Eoin Morgan's knock was made more remarkable by the fact that he struggled with back spasms during the last game against the West Indies and had to f...
05:00 2019-06-19

How a Reporter Speaks to Women About Their Most Personal Experiences Pam Belluck, a science reporter for The Times, recently discussed her reporting on surgical advancements for women who have experienced female genita...
21:32 2019-06-03

Bus driver speaks out after angry passenger pulls gun on him The MTA bus driver who had a gun pulled on him because he didn’t pick up an unhinged passenger told The Post he’s relieved to know the hothead ...
00:16 2019-08-10

Cartoonist behind viral Trump illustration speaks out A Canadian cartoonist's illustration of President Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral Wednesday. Two days la...
19:16 2019-07-02

McConnell Speaks On Hypothetical SCOTUS Vacancy MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says if a Supreme Court vacancy occurs during next year’s presiden...
08:48 2019-05-29

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to president after quake California's governor says President Trump committed to help. Speaking to reporters after touring the damage zone, Gavin Newsom said California ...
00:32 2019-07-07

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the bigg...
14:16 2019-07-31

Mauna Kea's Thirty Meter Telescope Is the Latest Front in the New Fight for Indigenous Sovereignty Kealoha Pisciotta used to journey up Mauna Kea in Hawaii for work. A Native Hawaiian (or Kanaka Maoli), Pisciotta worked at the Joint Astronomy Cente...
13:32 2019-08-09

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxi...
05:16 2019-06-07

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons t...
15:16 2019-06-05

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline...
19:16 2019-07-04

Indigenous bidder to launch ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain pipeline route An Indigenous group planning to bid for ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline is launching a "listening tour'' of Indigenous communities in B.C. a...
21:00 2019-07-24

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is bei...
10:48 2019-06-13

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which i...
20:16 2019-07-02

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agri...
19:32 2019-06-19

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spok...
12:32 2019-05-21

Canada’s premiers meet with Indigenous leaders to talk child and family services Canada's premiers are meeting with Indigenous leaders to discuss giving greater child and family services jurisdiction to First Nations, Metis and In...
13:00 2019-07-09

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based ...
21:16 2019-05-28

Chirlane McCray speaks out on cop suicides after ThriveNYC controversy First lady Chirlane McCray took to Twitter on Tuesday night to speak out about the rash of cop suicides that has shaken the NYPD this year. Replying ...
03:48 2019-08-21

Aaron Carter Speaks Out About Lina Valentina Split Aaron Carter and Lina Valentina have broken up after nearly a year of dating. The 31-year-old "I Want Candy" singer confirmed the news to E! News o...
19:48 2019-08-04

Heartbroken mom speaks out against protein shakes after daughter’s death A heartbroken Australian mother is speaking out about the potential dangers of protein shakes and supplements after she says her 25-year-old daughter...
23:16 2019-07-15

The Bachelorette's Luke Parker Speaks Out About His Onscreen Behavior Luke P. learned an important lesson on last night's episode of The Bachelorette. Never, ever say to a woman in the middle of a speech: "Can I just ...
05:48 2019-05-29

The Latest: Trump speaks with India’s Modi about Pakistan President Donald Trump has spoken with India’s prime minister about the importance of reducing tensions between India and Pakistan amid growing tensi...
16:00 2019-08-19

'I was shocked': mother of boy whose scalp was coloured by school speaks out ‘It would not have happened to a white kid,’ Angela Washington said after staff used a marker pen on Juelz Trice’s banned haircutJuelz Trice came hom...
18:00 2019-08-22

Kawhi Leonard finally speaks after Clippers’ heist: ‘I just want to win’ Steve Ballmer stepped to the podium with prepared notes, but didn’t need them. He let his excitement do the talking, furiously clapping his hands and...
22:48 2019-07-24

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidate...
02:32 2019-06-04

HIGHLIGHTS-Bank of England's Carney speaks on Brexit, IMF job Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and other top officials from the central bank spoke to reporters on Thursday after the BoE published its Financi...
08:48 2019-07-11

Cory Booker speaks at panel on reparations for slavery Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United Sta...
21:32 2019-06-19

Elton John speaks out against ‘Rocketman’ censorship in Russia John and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement after Russian media reported that scenes involving gay sex and drug taking had been cut from a sc...
23:32 2019-06-01

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed t...
01:16 2019-07-14

Beyoncé's Publicist Speaks Out After That Viral Side-Eye Moment Hold up, Beyhive! It's time to let up on your sting. As fans are well aware, Beyonce made headlines yesterday after she was caught giving the wife o...
08:32 2019-06-07

7 killed in West Texas shooting. Witness speaks Authorities said Sunday they still could not explain why a man with an AR-style weapon opened fire during a routine traffic stop in West Texas to beg...
21:48 2019-09-01

Todd Chrisley speaks out over Lindsie's allegations: 'She is still my daughter' Embattled reality star Todd Chrisley is speaking out after his estranged daughter, Lindsie, claimed she feared for her safety amid their ongoing fami...
16:16 2019-08-21

Day After Bengal Shocker, Mamata Banerjee Speaks Out With Poetry The verdict is out. A day after the BJP's landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, headlined by a stunning performance in West Bengal, where it ...
15:48 2019-05-24

42 inmates killed in Brazilian prisons RIO DE JANEIRO — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authoritie...
00:16 2019-05-28

‘Preserve, revitalize and promote’ indigenous languages, or lose a ‘wealth of traditional knowledge’, UN chief says Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the urgency to “preserve, revitalize and promote indigenous languages” in his message for the Internat...
17:00 2019-08-09

Thousands of killed or missing Indigenous women and girls are victims of a 'Canadian genocide,' report says The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been killed or have vanished in Canada in the past decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide,"...
04:48 2019-06-03

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration...
21:16 2019-06-20

Officials to meet with Attawapiskat families to discuss water concerns: Indigenous Services Minister Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says the federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenge...
06:32 2019-07-23

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair ...
02:48 2019-06-12

| WATCH: Thai diver speaks a year after cave resue One of the divers in the dramatic rescue of boys from a Thai cave tells DW one year on about the breathtaking experience of not knowing whether they ...
20:16 2019-07-13

Donald Trump speaks to U.S. troops to conclude 4-day Japan visit President Donald Trump left Tokyo Tuesday afternoon after a four-day state visit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, making foreign and domestic...
08:32 2019-05-28

Woman who dodged El Chapo hit speaks at drug lord’s sentencing A woman whom Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once tried to have killed confronted the convicted drug lord on Wednesday — but he couldn’t ...
16:16 2019-07-17

Taron Egerton speaks out against Rocketman scene cuts in Russia Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesTaron Egerton, the star of the Elton John biopic, Rocketman, has ...
13:16 2019-06-01

Security guard speaks after Ezekiel Elliott shove: ‘out of control’ The security guard who was shoved over by Ezekiel Elliott at a music festival last week has spoken, and he isn’t happy with the Cowboys running...
15:00 2019-05-29

Google speaks to fuzzy game-ownership question in new Stadia FAQ This may look like an ordinary Chromecast Ultra, and it is. But the orange Google Stadia logo behind it indicates that it's being promoted as a centr...
12:48 2019-07-09

President Donald Trump speaks with governors about Hurricane Dorian President Donald Trump says he's spoken with the governors of Florida and Georgia ahead of the expected landfall of a potentially devastating Hu...
23:16 2019-08-30

Clint Frazier’s silence following defensive woes speaks volumes Clint Frazier has always had something to say, whether it was showing confidence he would win an outfield job or showing off his custom design cleats...
12:16 2019-06-03

On ‘Africa Speaks,’ Santana Finds a Worthy Partner in Buika Carlos Santana’s new album started when he brought a playlist of African songs to the producer Rick Rubin. Then the 71-year-old guitarist found the L...
13:48 2019-06-27

'Bachelorette' star Hannah B. talks sex and faith, Jed speaks out on finale "The Bachelorette" star Hannah "Hannah B." Brown stands by her statement that Jesus still loves her despite having sex in a windmill, and she doesn't...
20:32 2019-08-01

Alleged London Bus Attack Victim Speaks Out in Op-Ed: ‘Do You Get Outraged About All Homophobia?’ A woman whose photo went viral after she was allegedly beaten in a homophobic attack in London this month has spoken up in a Guardian op-ed about the...
14:32 2019-06-15

Watch live: Robert Mueller speaks on Russia investigation The Justice Department said special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public statements about his investigation into Russian interference in...
10:48 2019-05-29

NBA legend Dwyane Wade speaks at Stoneman Douglas graduation Former Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was the surprise guest speaker at Sunday's graduation ceremony for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class ...
19:16 2019-06-02

Gabby Giffords speaks to Texas town hall on guns Former U.S. congresswoman and shooting survivor Gabby Giffords briefly spoke at a town hall meeting in El Paso, Texas on Thursday night. (Aug. 23) &...
12:32 2019-08-23

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with 3 murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murde...
18:48 2019-09-03

Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks out for first time since surviving plane crash Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Monday spoke out for the first time since he and his family survived a fiery plane crash in Tennessee last week, saying they ar...
08:48 2019-08-20

Family of Maria Escobedo speaks out after murderer gets life in prison TUCSON – Maria Escobedo was known as kind, nice and loving. She was a family woman, a mother and a grandma. The brother of Escobedo, Jose Telle...
23:16 2019-07-12

Watch: Trump speaks at census event in Rose Garden An administration official told NBC News ahead of the Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon that Trump would direct the Commerce Department to acquire...
03:32 2019-07-12

‘This should never happen anywhere’: UN rights chief speaks out about US migrant facility conditions GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention fa...
18:48 2019-07-09

Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks out for 1st time since surviving plane crash Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Monday spoke out for the first time since he and his family survived a fiery plane crash in Tennessee last week, saying they ar...
07:48 2019-08-20

Trump 'speaks to Kanye West' about custody A$AP Rocky in Sweden US rapper A$AP Rocky has received an unlikely boost in his bid to be freed from custody in Sweden over an alleged fight after Donald Trump said Kanye...
20:00 2019-07-19

Parliament Updates: S Jaishankar Speaks On Kulbhushan Jadhav Verdict Parliament LIVE Updates: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is making a statement on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict regarding t...
03:32 2019-07-18

'Overwhelmed' Ariana Grande speaks of 'love' for Manchester on return An "overwhelmed" Ariana Grande has spoken of her "love" for Manchester as she performed in the city for the first time since her tribute concert in t...
03:32 2019-08-26

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo a s...
19:16 2019-06-18

Pakistan PM Khan speaks with India's Modi to congratulate him on election win Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday spoke to Narendra Modi and congratulated the Indian leader on the runaway election victory of his Hindu...
09:32 2019-05-26

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with three murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murde...
13:16 2019-09-03

Mother whose toddler died after Ice detention speaks out in emotional testimony The House hearing comes as reports of harrowing conditions at border detention facilities have sparked a national outcryA House committee looking int...
22:16 2019-07-10

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeach...
15:32 2019-07-16

| French first lady is 'truly ugly', says Brazilian minister A Brazilian government minister has said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly", only days after the country's president appeared to endo...
11:48 2019-09-06

Brazilian online bank C6 reaches 200,000 clients Brazilian online lender C6Bank started operations on Monday, after signing up 200,000 borrowers during its test period and it plans to at least doubl...
14:32 2019-08-05

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the e...
18:16 2019-09-14

Brazilian healthcare CIOs plan IoT boost The next two years will see an increase in investment in the technologies, but leaders face digitization and interoperability challenges, according t...
22:32 2019-08-05

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central ...
20:01 2019-05-22

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized t...
01:16 2019-05-30

Carlin Dunne's Mother Speaks Against Banning Motorcycles On Pikes Peak After Ducati rider Carlin Dunne's tragic death at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, there have been reports about the future of motorcycle rac...
14:48 2019-07-17

NASA astronaut’s estranged wife speaks out about ‘space crime’ allegation Decorated NASA astronaut Anne McClain allegedly hacked into her wife’s bank account from space — over a nasty custody battle happening do...
06:16 2019-08-27

Casey Affleck speaks out on #MeToo allegations, says harassment claims are 'antithetical' to who he is Casey Affleck, who's been accused of sexual harassment in the past, says he kept quiet during the height of the #MeToo movement to avoid being a dist...
19:48 2019-08-06

Trump speaks before presidential seal doctored with symbols of Russia and golf Image mysteriously displayed behind president at rightwing event features two-headed eagle clutching golf clubsAs Donald Trump addressed a rightwing ...
02:48 2019-07-25

John Legend speaks out about that time Chrissy Teigen was mom-shamed and why he changes diapers John Legend is here for diaper-changing tables in men's restrooms. He is not here for people mom-shaming his wife Chrissy Teigen.   &...
13:32 2019-06-12

'I Want to Own My Part In it'—Lena Waithe Officially Speaks On Jason Mitchell Allegations For the first time, Lena Waithe is speaking thoroughly on the allegations against actor Jason Mitchell in regard to his alleged misconduct on the set...
10:16 2019-05-31

Bill Clinton speaks at funeral for tragic West Point cadet The West Point cadet killed in a horrific training accident was laid to rest over the weekend in a service attended by more than a thousand mourners,...
20:48 2019-06-16

Dolphins coach speaks to Kenny Stills after player's criticism of owner Coach Brian Flores spoke to Miami Dolphins star Kenny Stills after the wide receiver criticized the team's owner in a tweet for hosting a fundraiser ...
02:16 2019-08-10

Recalling Rajiv Gandhi, Manmohan Singh Speaks Of "Effort For Harmony" Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the "disturbing trends" of growing intolerance, communal polarisation, and hate crimes will damage I...
08:48 2019-08-20

Trump speaks out on Sean Spicer joining 'Dancing with the Stars': 'He will do great' One day after it was revealed that Sean Spicer will be competing on the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars," President Trump spoke out about ...
04:32 2019-08-23

Amber Portwood's Ex Gary Shirley Speaks Out After Her Arrest for Domestic Battery Amber Portwood's ex is speaking out hours after her arrest in Indiana. On Friday morning, Gary Shirley took to Twitter and expressed well wishes for...
15:32 2019-07-05

Watch: Trump speaks at conference hours after firing John Bolton Roughly 1,800 people are reportedly expected to attend the conference, which draws leaders and representatives of historically black colleges and uni...
03:16 2019-09-11

PM Speaks To Donald Trump, Flags "Extreme Rhetoric By Regional Leaders" Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a telephonic conversation with US President Donald Trump - a first since the government announced its decision...
13:00 2019-08-19

Natalie Portman Speaks Out About Moby's ''Disturbing'' Dating Claims: He Was ''Being Creepy'' Natalie Portman is setting the record straight on her rumored relationship with the singer Moby. In his tell-all memoir, the singer claimed to engag...
21:48 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, according to a secur...
10:01 2019-07-19

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant...
02:48 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering The Brazilian government and state-controlled insurance company BB Seguros raised 7.4 billion reais ($1.99 billion) in a share offering by reinsurer ...
13:32 2019-07-19

Brazilian hotel company interested in Four Seasons restaurant Brazil’s high-end Fasano Hotel company is hot to take over the vacant, former Four Seasons restaurant at 280 Park Ave., Realty Check has learned. Not...
00:00 2019-08-20

Brazilian police sniper kills bus hijacker in Rio de Janeiro All 37 hostages onboard hijacked bus on bridge across Guanabara Bay survive ordealBrazilian security forces have shot dead a man who hijacked a bus o...
13:48 2019-08-20

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support tea...
19:32 2019-07-19

Brazilian model testifies in cybercrime case against Neymar Police officers in Rio de Janeiro are hearing the testimony of Brazilian model Najila Trindade as part of an investigation linked to her rape allegat...
18:16 2019-09-11

Brazilian player gets life ban from tennis for match-fixing Brazilian player Diego Matos was banned for life from professional tennis after being found guilty of match-fixing       &#...
23:48 2019-09-09

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduc...
15:00 2019-07-22

Brazilian president suggests less pooping to help save environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday suggesting eating less food, and therefore, defecating less, is an answer to some of the world's problem...
09:16 2019-08-11

Brazilian president imposes nationwide burn ban as new fires pop up Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed a nationwide burn ban for the next two months as the country deals with large-scale wildfires in the Amazon...
13:48 2019-08-29

Privatization of Brazilian power co Cemig may be approved this year - CEO Privatization of Brazilian power company Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais, known as Cemig, may be approved this year, its Chief Executive Officer...
12:32 2019-08-16

Brazilian musician João Gilberto dies aged 88 ‘Father of bossa nova’ died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de JaneiroBrazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, died on Saturday afternoon in h...
19:32 2019-07-06

Brazilian officials say 42 inmates found dead at 3 prisons Brazilian authorities said 42 inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas Monday, a day after 15 ...
20:32 2019-05-27

Brazilian startup Volanty gets capital injection led by SoftBank Brazil's digital used car portal Volanty has received an infusion of 70 million reais ($17.6 million) from venture capital funds led by Japan's SoftB...
23:00 2019-08-07

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just ...
20:48 2019-05-22

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director P...
12:32 2019-06-21

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender ad...
12:48 2019-05-21

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau profit sinks 50% following divestments Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau on Wednesday reported a profit of 373 million reais ($94.19 million) in the second quarter, a 46.5% drop from a year earl...
09:00 2019-08-07

Brazilian player Nikao targeted with racist slurs SAO PAULO (AP) — Athletico Paranaense midfielder Nikao says he has been racially abused online by Spanish speaking fans since playing against an Arge...
11:16 2019-05-23

Brazilian housing subsidies program receives $266 mln -spokesman Brazil's Regional Development Ministry has received 1 billion reais ($266.30 million) to resume the housing subsidies program Minha Casa Minha Vida, ...
20:48 2019-07-15

U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Brazilian wild fires: official The U.S. government is deeply concerned about wildfires raging throughout the Brazilian Amazon, a senior White House official said on Friday, as inte...
14:00 2019-08-23

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women ...
18:48 2019-06-01

Players’ union urges action on mental health after Kearnan Myall speaks out • RPA says 10% of Premiership players phone helpline every year• Majority have mental health problems after retiring – surveyRugby’s players’ union h...
14:16 2019-08-20

Lisa Bloom: lawyer in Epstein case speaks of suffering sexual abuse Bloom, representing two alleged victims of financier, says being a survivor ‘has enabled me to have a lot of compassion’Lisa Bloom, the powerhouse la...
18:00 2019-08-25

Simone Biles Speaks Out on Brother's Murder Arrest: 'My Heart Breaks for Everyone Involved' Gymnast Simone Biles released her first public statement Monday following the shocking arrest of her brother, Tevin Biles-Thomas, in connection with ...
18:16 2019-09-03

A$AP Rocky Speaks Out on "Scary" Experience in Swedish Jail During First Performance Back Home A$AP Rocky wants your prayers. Just over a week since he was released from Swedish jail and arrived back in the United States, the Grammy-nominated...
13:00 2019-08-12

"When Rahul Gandhi Speaks, Pakistan Cheers": Amit Shah At Public Rally Days after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was controversially quoted by Pakistan in a petition to the United Nations, Union Home Minister Amit Shah tod...
09:16 2019-09-01

Watch live: President Donald Trump speaks at campaign stop in New Hampshire President Donald Trump will hit the campaign trail again Thursday in New Hampshire, where the second primary vote for his Democratic challengers will...
08:32 2019-08-16

Neymar speaks with cops about posting photos of rape accuser on social media Brazilian soccer star Neymar spoke with cops for nearly two hours Thursday evening about his posting images and messages of his rape accuser on socia...
02:32 2019-06-07

Amanda Knox, Tearful and Angry, Speaks in Italy, Years After Murder Acquittal At a conference on wrongful convictions, Ms. Knox said: “I know that many people think I am bad. That I don’t belong here. It shows how a false narra...
08:32 2019-06-15

'Your Attraction to Me...Is Not a Reason to Kill Me': Laverne Cox Speaks Out About the Murders of Black Trans Women It ought to be common knowledge by now that, without the contributions of black trans women, there would be no gay rights movement in the U.S. Still,...
14:32 2019-06-29

Lizzo Speaks Out on Racism After "Bigot" Guard Allegedly Attacks Her Team at Summerfest Lizzo says a racist and "bigoted" security guard attacked members of her team at Summerfest, the event she headlined in Milwaukee on Thursday night. ...
21:16 2019-06-28

'I'm So Fucking Woke, I'm Ready to Go to Sleep': Lee Daniels Speaks on the Progress of LGBTQ Liberation Fifty years. It’s been fifty years since the Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969. Fifty years worth of struggles, pain, blood, sweat, tears, oppressi...
09:48 2019-06-28

Woman who fled China speaks out about treatment at so-called vocational training camps Human rights groups say China has detained up to a million people in camps set up throughout Xinjiang, a region where Muslim Uighurs are the biggest ...
12:32 2019-07-19

Oprah Winfrey pal Marianne Williamson finally speaks 30 minutes into Democratic debate Oprah Winfrey pal and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson didn’t get a chance to participate in Thursday’s Democratic debate until about t...
22:16 2019-06-27

Dolphins want to see 330-pound Brazilian judo champ play in preseason Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores told UPI he wants to see what 330-pound Brazilian judo champion Durval Queiroz Neto can do in the preseason. Queiro...
18:32 2019-08-02

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking ...
19:00 2019-06-07

Brazilian Police Kill Man Who Hijacked Bus, Held 37 Passengers Hostage (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fir...
17:00 2019-08-20

Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano...
13:48 2019-08-27

Brazilian inmate, who tried to escape dressed as his daughter, found dead Convicted Rio drug dealer Clauvino da Silva, 42, was serving a decades-long sentence when he was caught trying to break out of jail last Saturday, di...
12:48 2019-08-06

UPDATE 1-Brazilian jewelry chain Vivara files for IPO-filing Brazilian jewelry chain Vivara Participações on Tuesday filed for regulatory approval for an initial public offering, according to a securities filin...
17:00 2019-08-20

Brazilian-born Elkeson seals China's World Cup win Brazilian-born striker Elkeson scored twice on his debut for China in a 5-0 World Cup qualification win in the Maldives just a month after becoming a...
23:00 2019-09-10

Brazilian footie legend Romario, 53, ‘in relationship’ with 22-year-old student IT APPEARS to have been confirmed that Brazilian football icon Romario is in a relationship with a stunning 22-year-old after she posted a message on...
01:32 2019-07-09

CORRECTED-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering -source Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, two sources with kno...
08:32 2019-07-19

Brazilian lithium producer Sigma in talks with Tesla, other automakers Brazil-based lithium startup Sigma Lithium Resources Corp has held talks with Tesla Inc and other automakers about supplying the key battery ingred...
16:48 2019-09-12

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
22:00 2019-07-03

Brazilian pop star Gabriel Diniz killed in plane crash at age 28 A Brazillian pop singer with millions of fans on social media was killed in a plane crash at age 28, according to a report. Gabriel Diniz died travel...
21:16 2019-05-29

Paraguay may deploy troops after Brazilian gangster escapes in shootout President’s announcement prompts concerns for civil liberties in a country which only emerged from military rule in 1989Mario Abdo Benítez has announ...
18:48 2019-09-12

UPDATE 2-Brazilian fund skirts disaster after Argentina rout A Brazilian asset manager posted a deep loss in its long-only equity fund as its bullish stance on Argentina crumbled this week, while its larger lon...
19:32 2019-08-14

Saab presents first Brazilian Gripen E fighter for flight test Saab delivered the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft to start initial flight test programs in Sweden. The aircraft will move to Brazil next year for ...
21:16 2019-09-12

Brazilian Referee Becomes Second Ref This Month To Stop Match Due To Homophobic Chants While FIFA’s recent disciplinary code changes meant to address racist abuse from supporters in the stands, the updated rules have already been called...
21:48 2019-08-26

Satirical blank-page book on Brazilian president goes viral A book purporting to explain why Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro “should be respected and trusted” has gone viral on social media after it became a...
15:00 2019-08-16

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at church Authorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three...
23:32 2019-05-21

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and pu...
15:32 2019-06-23

Brazilian women promised K-pop fame were forced into prostitution: police A group of Brazilian women who traveled to South Korea hoping to join its multibillion-dollar K-pop industry instead found themselves trafficked into...
08:48 2019-09-04

Brazilian Police Recommend Not Charging Neymar in Rape Inquiry The police recommended closing the case, which began with a rape accusation by a Brazilian model, but prosecutors will have the final say on whether ...
11:48 2019-07-31

Brazilian women wanted to be K-pop stars but were forced into prostitution, police say A group of Brazilian women who traveled to South Korea hoping to join its multibillion-dollar K-pop industry instead found themselves trafficked into...
06:16 2019-09-04

Owner of Timberland, Vans, shoes says will no longer buy Brazilian leather The parent company of Timberland, Vans and Kipling shoes said on Thursday that it will no longer buy Brazilian leather, saying it had failed to meet ...
09:32 2019-08-29

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just ...
06:32 2019-05-22

Friday’s Daily Brief: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Yemen food aid, IDs for Rohingya, protect fleeing Malians, Nagasaki Peace Ceremony Our main stories: ‘Promote’ indigenous peoples’ languages urges Guterres; WFP resumes Yemen food aid; 500,000 Rohingya ID cards issued; Malians fleei...
10:16 2019-08-10

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretc...
13:32 2019-06-27

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices ar...
10:48 2019-07-12

New Amazon Echo gear on the way? Amazon teases big Seattle launch event At this rate, you’re going to need to build an extension on your house to accommodate all the Amazon Echo speakers out there: Amazon has just ...
17:48 2019-09-12

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in ware...
14:16 2019-07-03

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.R...
12:32 2019-05-27

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery c...
23:32 2019-08-08

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the Whit...
04:16 2019-06-14

Former Harvard dean, removed after defending Weinstein, speaks out for first time since ouster, condemns school Former Harvard deans Ronald Sullivan and wife Stephanie Robinson say Harvard has betrayed its academic traditions.       &#...
16:32 2019-06-14

Falsely charged for cocaine that was bird poop, Georgia Southern QB Shai Werts speaks out Before he plays LSU, Georgia Southern quarterback Shai Werts speaks out about a field test that labeled bird poop on the hood of his car as cocaine. ...
12:00 2019-08-29

Steve Kerr, wearing ‘Vote For Our Lives’ shirt, speaks out again after Virginia Beach shooting Before Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State coach expressed hope that "we create a change where we don't all have to walk around scared that we...
05:48 2019-06-03

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon....
10:48 2019-07-09

Brazilian automaker CAOA signs preliminary agreement to buy Ford plant The two companies have been negotiating the purchase since February and will undergo a due diligence process for 45 days before closing any deal, Reu...
17:16 2019-09-03

Brazilian musician João Gilberto, founder of bossa nova, dies in Rio Brazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, who developed bossa nova music and helped turn the style into a worldwide craze, died on Saturday afternoon in ...
21:32 2019-07-06

Brazilian tennis player Haddad Maia fails doping test The International Tennis Federation says Brazilian tennis player Beatriz Haddad Maia has been provisionally suspended for failing a doping test ...
07:32 2019-07-24

Brazilian software firm Linx plans share offering in Brazil, U.S. Brazilian retail management software company Linx SA said it is preparing a follow on share offering in Brazil and the United States, according to a ...
21:48 2019-05-29

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according ...
16:16 2019-05-21

Brazilian state signs $2.2 bln 'mega-dam' deal with Chinese miner - report The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has signed a protocol of intent with Sul Americana de Metais, a unit of Chinese miner Honbridge Holdings, for the...
22:16 2019-09-14

Brazilian fans chant homophobic slur at Copa America opener SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian fans have sung homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match at the Morumbi stadium. Bolivian goalkeeper Car...
00:16 2019-06-15

Brazilian inmate, who nearly escaped jail dressed as woman, found hanged A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found dead in his cell, afte...
17:32 2019-08-07

Gabriel Diniz, Brazilian pop star, killed in plane crash aged 28 Singer with huge Brazilian fanbase died amid concerns that aircraft was not licensed for air taxi travelGabriel Diniz, one of Brazil’s most successfu...
07:16 2019-05-29

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday a...
22:16 2019-05-24

Brazilian citizen data under threat with sale of national tech firms A manifesto released by the employees at one of the state-controlled firms to be privatized by the government raises concerns over the future of info...
07:16 2019-09-01

Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, ra...
16:32 2019-06-06

Killer Ratings: did a Brazilian TV host arrange murders to boost his show? A new Netflix documentary tells the extraordinary story of Wallace Souza who, it is alleged, took extreme actions in the hunt for new viewersSuppose ...
19:00 2019-05-31

London climate change protesters daub Brazilian embassy blood red Climate change protesters threw red paint onto the Brazilian embassy in London on Tuesday to demonstrate against damage to the Amazon rainforest and ...
06:32 2019-08-13

'This is the reality': Brazilian women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has critici...
22:32 2019-07-16

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous ...
10:16 2019-08-13

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazilian assets rise on pension prospects, U.S. Fed remarks Brazil's real and stocks rose on Wednesday due to government efforts to overhaul pension reform, while dovish remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve chief s...
11:48 2019-07-10

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend in her home, shoots 3 dead at church RIO DE JANEIRO — A man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home Tuesday, then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three...
01:16 2019-05-22

Soccer star Neymar accused of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says a woman accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. His father calls the incident "a setup." ...
07:32 2019-06-02

Barcelona sell Brazilian winger Malcom to Zenit Saint Petersburg for €45m Barcelona have agreed to sell Malcom to Zenit Saint Petersburg for a fee of €40million, plus €5m more in variables, the Catalan club announced on Fri...
10:48 2019-08-02

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores,...
22:16 2019-07-04

Brazilian anti-graft prosecutors mull lawsuit against Bradesco -report Brazilian prosecutors are considering a civil lawsuit against Banco Bradesco SA , as they believe the country's second-largest private-sector bank ma...
11:48 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Argentina market rout pummels Brazilian hedge fund A Brazilian hedge fund was among the casualties of Monday's market rout on Argentine assets, with at least 75 percent of its equity exposure sufferin...
19:48 2019-08-13

Floor fight erupts as Pelosi speaks ahead of vote to condemn Trump's 'racist' comments Escalating tensions on Capitol Hill erupted into a contentious floor fight in the House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon, as House Speaker Nan...
16:32 2019-07-16

Watch: Trump speaks on opioid epidemic, announces state and local grants to tackle crisis The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said the roughly $1.8 billion will be used for expanding access to opioid treatments and gathering c...
16:48 2019-09-04

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to th...
12:48 2019-07-08

U.S. senators ask Amazon CEO if 'Amazon's Choice' deceives consumers Two U.S. senators asked Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on Monday how the "Amazon's Choice" badge on certain products is determined and whe...
17:32 2019-08-12

“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free e...
18:16 2019-06-19

Brazilian soccer star Neymar denies rape allegation, claims extortion Neymar posted a long video on his Instagram page, in which he denied all the accusations against him, claimed to be a victim of extortion, lamented t...
13:00 2019-06-02

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access...
18:16 2019-06-13

Brazilian retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup...
17:32 2019-06-05

Brazilian brewer Ambev signs $36 million deal to build solar plants Ambev SA has signed contracts with four partners to build solar plants in Brazil that will supply clean energy to all of the brewing company's 94 dis...
11:16 2019-06-05

Brazilian football star Neymar accused of raping woman in Paris hotel The Paris Saint-Germain star denies claims in a police document that he assaulted a woman last monthThe Brazilian footballer Neymar has been accused ...
00:16 2019-06-02

UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, ra...
22:48 2019-06-06

Brazilian drug dealer fails to escape jail dressed as teenage daughter Convicted drug dealer Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out of the prison where he was serving a 73-year-sentence by disguising himself as his teenage ...
15:32 2019-08-05

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperativ...
16:32 2019-05-26

CORRECTS: Brazilian officials say 42 inmates dead at 3 prisons a day after 15 deaths during riot at another jail RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — CORRECTS: Brazilian officials say 42 inmates dead at 3 prisons a day after 15 deaths during riot at another jail. (Corrects APN...
20:48 2019-05-27

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb defo...
17:00 2019-08-19

UPDATE 2-Eletrobras says Brazilian president approves privatization plan, shares surge Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, said in a securities filing on Thursday that President Jair Bolsona...
20:32 2019-08-01

Alleged Neymar rape: Brazilian woman says she was left 'traumatized' by soccer star A Brazilian woman who has accused Neymar of rape has broken her silence to provide a detailed account of the evening she spent with the Brazilian soc...
16:16 2019-06-06

Forget the Brazilian! Love Island fans are loving this pubic hair style LOVE Island has sparked an unlikely craze. Viewers are flocking to get this intimate waxing treatment done. So what do you make of the pubic hair sty...
06:16 2019-07-05

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ star Jason Statham speaks out about stuntman injured filming ‘Fast & Furious 9’: ‘It is awful’ Jason Statham, recognizable for his action roles and stoic persona, is speaking out for the first time after a stuntman was critically injured while ...
23:00 2019-07-24

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, ra...
09:16 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access...
18:16 2019-06-13

4 Brazilian inmates purportedly involved in deadly prison riots die during transport to safer lockup Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly riot between prison gangs have died of asphyxiation while being transferred to a safer location, Brazilia...
10:00 2019-08-01