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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva inside a car in Sao Paulo, April 5, 2018.

Brazil’s presidential frontrunner is the latest to fall in a massive corruption investigation — and it’s not clear what comes next

Lula would be the highest-profile Brazilian figure brought down in the Car Wash corruption investigation.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attends rally in support of his candidacy to the 2018 presidential race, in Porto Alegre

Brazil’s top court rejected a convicted ex-president’s petition to avoid jail time while he seeks reelection

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had planned to run in the country's October elections, with polls showing he would likely win.
Former United States ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting at The Venetian Las Vegas on March 29, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

‘We know where your kids live’: Trump’s new national security adviser reportedly made an implicit threat against the family of a ret...

Bolton apparently made the threat in order to get the former diplomat to leave his post at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
An American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER similar to aircraft used to operation Flight 930.

An American Airlines flight was delayed 27 hours after its pilot reportedly attacked a gate agent

An American Airlines pilot who reportedly attacked a gate agent could face up to a year in prison.
Brazilian soldiers patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018.

Brazil has committed to an ‘extreme measure’ to combat crime in Rio — and it could be a model for the rest of the country

Brazil's legislature approved a military intervention in Rio, and government officials say it could be a model for other troubled parts of the country.
Policemen take positions during an operation against drug dealers in the Cidade de Deus slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 1, 2018.

Brazil is taking an ‘extreme measure’ to confront crime in Rio — the first time it’s done so since the country’s dictato...

"I know it's an extreme measure, but many times Brazil requires extreme measures to put things in order," Brazil's president said.

The most stunning moments from Carnival in Rio, where hundreds of thousands of people go all-out

Millions of revelers flocked to the streets of Rio for Carnival, which culminated in a raucous parade in the Sambadrome.
Brazilians are known for their creativity and sense of humour, and this is reflected in many of the carnival outfits, such as these ones at Bloco Céu Na Terra.

33 things I wish I’d known before going to Rio Carnival

From what to eat and drink, where to beach, and how to survive there are a few things worth learning about Brazilian culture before your first Carnival.
José González Valencia, accused of being a member of Mexico's Jalisco New Generation cartel, in custody in Brazil.

Brazil captured an alleged member of one Mexico’s most powerful drug cartels on his Christmas vacation

He had been living in Bolivia for two years after fleeing Mexico and entered Brazil as a tourist using a Bolivian passport.