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  1. Spanish bishop Pedro Casaldaliga, shown here speaking to actor Eduard Fernandes in an undated photo

    Bishop who defended indigenous people dies in Brazil aged 92

    The Spanish bishop Pedro Casaldaliga, a fervent defender of the indigenous people of the Amazon, died Saturday at the age of 92 in Brazil, where ...
  2. Tribute to the victims of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro

    Brazil COVID-19 deaths reach 100,000 and barrel onward

    Brazil's death toll from COVID-19 is expected to hit 100,000 on Saturday and continue to climb as most Brazilian cities reopen shops and dining ...
  3. Premier League - Chelsea v Burnley

    No disappointment if Willian leaves Chelsea, says Lampard

    Chelsea boss Frank Lampard said he is unsure if Brazilian winger Willian will remain at the English Premier League soccer club next season but ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: Ronaldinho leaves Paraguay's Supreme Court after testifying in Asuncion

    Football: Ronaldinho moves closer to release from Paraguayan ordeal

    Former World Cup winner Ronaldinho Gaucho moved a step closer to ending his Paraguayan ordeal on Friday when prosecutors said they would not ...
  5. A tract of the Amazon jungle burns as it is cleared by loggers and farmers near Humaita

    Amazon fires rage in early August as fears of mass blazes mount

    Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have surged so far in August, government data on Friday showed, outstripping the same period of 2019 and renewing ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: A Yanomami indian (R) stands near an illegal gold mine during an operation by Brazil’s

    Brazil suspends raid on illegal miners in Amazon indigenous land

    Brazil's Defense Ministry on Thursday suspended operations by environmental agents against illegal miners on an indigenous reservation in the ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sao Paulo

    Brazil's Bolsonaro orders US$360 million to be set aside for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro issued a decree on Thursday that will set aside 1.9 billion reais (US$356 million) in funds to purchase and ...
  8. Members of the Yanomami ethnic group wear face masks as they await tests for COVID-19 -- some tribe

    COVID-19 pandemic leaves Amazon more vulnerable than ever

    The indigenous peoples of the Amazon have already seen their homelands ravaged by illegal deforestation, industrial farming, mining, oil ...
  9. Aerial view showing a boat speeding on the Jurura river in the municipality of Carauari, in the

    Brazil environment minister vows results on deforestation

    Fending off accusations of using his post to dismantle protections of the Amazon rainforest, Brazil's environment minister promised Wednesday in ...