Prosecutors are investigating the visit for ignoring the wishes of Yanomami communities to remain isolated from society and ignoring social distancing rules.
- by Adriano Machado
Dozens of indigenous communities have been infected, likely by loggers and gold prospectors, with the latest disease to threaten their existence.
- by Leonardo Benassatto
Members of the Yanomami ethnic group say the two men were shot and killed by prospectors who were trespassing on the community's land.
- by Daniel Carvalho
China's capital recorded a further drop in coronavirus cases amid tightened containment measures while Brazil surpassed more than 1 million confirmed infections.
The 47-year-old had only 24 hours to plan a trip that would take him from Portugal across the ocean and down the entire coast of Brazil onto Argentina.
Since its founding in 1959, the Washington-based development bank has always been led by someone from Latin America.
- by Joshua Goodman
Brazil also registered 1282 COVID-19 deaths since its last update on Monday, the Health Ministry said, bringing confirmed fatalities in the country to 45,241.
- by Pedro Fonseca
"We are very much in the upswing of this pandemic, particularly in the global south," the WHO's top emergency expert Mike Ryan said.
- by John Revill and Stephanie Nebehay
Brazilians critical of their government's ambiguous response to a surging coronavirus pandemic have dug 100 graves on Rio's Copacabana Beach.
- by Sergio Queiroz
A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has ordered the government of President Jair Bolsonaro publish full COVID-19 data, including the cumulative death toll.
- by Marcelo Silva De Sousa