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Rio de Janeiro
May 23, 2017
Rio Olympic planning assailed for 'white elephant' venues
A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that ...
May 21, 2017
Peru organizes 2019 Pan Am Games in wake of deadly flooding
Construction for the 2019 Pan American Games is way behind schedule. But that's a secondary problem. The quadrennial event ...
April 12, 2017
Former Rio mayor probed in Olympic-linked corruption scandal
Former Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes, the moving force behind organizing last year's Olympics, is being investigated for ...
April 06, 2017
Former head of Brazilian aquatics confederation arrested
The former head of the Brazilian aquatics confederation was arrested on Thursday in a fraud probe that allegedly involved ...
March 21, 2017
Brazil meat scandal deepens as China, EU, Chile bar imports
A scandal over allegations of bribery in Brazil's meat-packing industry to allow the sale of expired meat deepened as the ...
February 27, 2017
Float crashes, injuring 20 people at Rio's Carnival parade
A float crashed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade Sunday evening and injured at least 20 people, including ...
February 21, 2017
No. 3 Pablo Cuevas beaten in first round of Rio Open
Third-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay was knocked out in the first round of the Rio Open by Arthur de Greef of Belgium 6-3, ...
February 14, 2017
Brazil sends 9,000 soldiers to Rio amid security crisis
Brazilian President Michel Temer issued a decree on Tuesday to deploy 9,000 soldiers in Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan area ...
February 10, 2017
Column: Loria tries to finish off great con in South Florida
The great con in South Florida could be nearing its payoff. Jeffrey Loria persuaded the city of Miami to use hundreds of ...
February 10, 2017
Olympic ghost town: Bills due, venues empty after Rio Games
Rio de Janeiro pulled off last year's Olympics, keeping crime at bay and fending off dire forecasts of corruption, ...
January 26, 2017
Once Brazil's richest man, Eike Batista sought for graft
Brazilian police issued an arrest warrant Thursday for a businessman famous for amassing and then losing a ...
January 20, 2017
Brazil investigates crash that killed Car Wash probe judge
Brazilian authorities on Friday were investigating a plane crash that killed the Supreme Court justice in charge of a major ...
January 16, 2017
Death toll at 26 inmates from latest Brazil prison violence
Twenty-six inmates were killed in eruptions of violence inside two prisons in northern Brazil, officials said Sunday as they ...
January 15, 2017
State funeral held for Greece's slain ambassador to Brazil
Greece's ambassador to Brazil, who was murdered there last month, has been buried with full military and civilian honors ...
January 15, 2017
Police enter latest Brazil prison to see inmates massacred
Police in Brazil have entered two prisons in the country's northern state of Rio Grande do Norte where a riot left at least ...
January 11, 2017
Rio police investigate looting at Maracana Stadium
Police are investigating the theft of several items from the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Rio police said two ...
January 10, 2017
Slain Greek ambassador remembered in ceremony in Brazil
Brazilian authorities held a remembrance ceremony Tuesday for the Greek ambassador to the country who was slain last month.
January 06, 2017
Hearts, intestines ripped out in Brazil prison killing spree
Thirty-one inmates were slain Friday in northern Brazil, some with their hearts and intestines ripped out, during a prison ...
January 05, 2017
The Latest: Trump cancels business talks in 3 countries
The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 6:35 p.m. The Trump Organization is canceling talks over possible ...
January 03, 2017
At least 56 inmates killed in prison riot in northern Brazil
An attack by members of one crime gang on rival inmates touched off a riot at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas, ...