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'3%' is one of Netflix's biggest originals from Brazil.

Brazil was one of Netflix’s first international breakthroughs. But new app usage data suggests it’s struggling to keep up growth.

Netflix may have stumbled during the fourth quarter in the key Latin American market, Brazil, estimates from mobile-analytics firm SimilarWeb suggest.
A man who was hired by loggers to cut trees in the Amazon rainforest sits in Brazil's Jamanxim National Park, June 21, 2013.

The Amazon rainforest is about to cross an irreversible threshold that will turn it into a savanna, top scientists say

Fires and logging could trigger a process called "dieback," in which the rainforest would dry up, burn, and become a savanna-like landscape.
An aerial view of the Lakhta Centre in St. Petersburg, Russia.

5 new skyscrapers broke records as the tallest buildings in their countries this year — take a look

At 752 feet tall, The Leonardo overlooks "the richest square mile in Africa." It also comes with one of South Africa's most expensive penthouses.

Uber reveals the top 15 countries users visited, according to its own data

The ride-hailing app compiled the list, which is topped by Mexico, using data from its rider's behavior.

Trump just slapped tariffs on Brazil and Argentina to try and dig himself out of a problem he created

Some economists say Trump is attempting to pressure Argentina and Brazil to limit their cooperation with China as it buys more of their goods.

Leonardo DiCaprio denies financing the Amazon fires following viral accusation cited by Brazilian president

Bolsonaro has attempted to blame multiple advocacy organizations for the fires, even accusing activists of setting fires to attract donations.
A woman uses her "mumbuca" card at a pharmacy in Marica, Brazil.

A Brazilian city is giving a third of its residents $33 per month — part of one of the largest basic-income programs in the world

The program will allow researchers to study whether basic income encourages people to join the labor market.
An oil spill on Peroba beach in Maragogi, Alagoas state, Brazil, October 17, 2019.

Brazil is blaming Venezuela for a mysterious oil spill on its beaches, and it’s sending 5,000 troops to clean up the mess

While Brazil says the oil is from Venezuela, the reason for the spill is unclear, and Brasilia is sending thousands of troops to help clean it up.
7-year-old João has had cerebral palsy since he suffered a stroke at the age of one year and eight months.

A 7-year-old Brazilian boy with cerebral palsy went viral after his mom posted a heartwarming Instagram video of him skateboarding

A frame allows João Vicente the physical support and stability he needs to stand on the skateboard and move with enough flexibility to ride.
Brazilian man's lawn.

A man in Brazil accidentally blew up his yard while trying to kill some cockroaches

Cesar Schmitz told FocusOn News, translated by the New York Post, that his wife had complained about roaches invading their garden.