Brazil police arrest president's aide in corruption probe

Brazil police arrest president's aide in corruption probe..

Wyatt Waller 03-Jun, 13:38 22 BBC

Brazilian police have arrested Rodrigo Rocha Loures, a former congressman and close friend of President Michel Temer. Mr Rocha Loures was...


Not green enough

Not green enough..

Michael Adamson 03-Jun, 10:03 20 BBC

Ever since US President Donald Trump declared that he would withdraw the US from the landmark Paris climate change agreement, much has been...


Chilean judge sends 106 former secret agents to prison

Chilean judge sends 106 former secret agents to prison..

Michael Adamson 02-Jun, 18:29 36 BBC

A judge in Chile has sentenced 106 intelligence officers for the kidnapping and murder of 16 leftist activists in 1974 and 1975. Judge...


Falklands War: Experts bid to identify Argentine dead

Falklands War: Experts bid to identify Argentine dead..

William Jacobson 02-Jun, 00:21 28 BBC

Work will start later this month on identifying the bodies of unknown Argentine soldiers in the Falklands. The International Committee of...


Brazil seizes 60 assault rifles hidden in pool heaters

Brazil seizes 60 assault rifles hidden in pool heaters..

Andrew Martin 01-Jun, 23:20 38 BBC

Police in Brazil have seized 60 assault rifles that had been smuggled from the US city of Miami in a shipment of swimming pool heaters. ...


Brazil meat-packing giant JBS to pay record $3.2bn corruption fine

Brazil meat-packing giant JBS to pay record $3.2bn corruption..

Wyatt Waller 01-Jun, 10:45 16 BBC

The controlling shareholder of the world's largest meat-packing company, JBS, has agreed to pay a record 10.3bn real ($3.2bn; ?2.4bn) fine...


OAS fails to agree on Venezuela as protests continue

OAS fails to agree on Venezuela as protests continue..

Wyatt Waller 01-Jun, 10:45 20 BBC

A meeting of the Organisation of American States to discuss the crisis in Venezuela ended without agreement in Washington on Wednesday. A...


Brazil emerges from recession as GDP grows 1%

Brazil emerges from recession as GDP grows 1%..

Joseph Williams 01-Jun, 10:45 16 BBC

Brazil's economy has grown 1% in the first three months of 2017, putting an end to the country's longest recession in history, officials...


Orange wars

Orange wars..

Olivia Rogers 30-May, 21:48 22 BBC

Brazil is the world's biggest producer of both oranges and orange juice, but changing breakfast tastes, especially in Europe, mean the...


Music torture

Music torture..

Wyatt Waller 30-May, 19:00 17 BBC

Everyone has at least one song that sets their teeth on edge. Most of the time, they're easy to avoid. But what if you'd lost the power to...


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