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Brazil allows abortion when fetus has major brain damage

Brazil's Supreme Federal Tribunal ruled that aborting a fetus suffering from anencephaly - the absence of a large part of the brain and the skull - is not a criminal offense. continue reading »

Prince Harry is Brazil’s Prince of Sports

As Prince Harry continues his tour of Central and South America, he has attracted lots of attention for his participation in a foot race and variety of sports on the Flamengo Beach. continue reading »

Cuban Government Once Again Denies Blogger Yoani Sanchez an Exit Visa

The Cuban government has again denied dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez permission to leave the country, which on this occasion she requested for a trip to Brazil where she was invited to the premiere of a documentary. continue reading »

Brazilian Beach Occupied by Killer Piranhas

Thousands of hungry piranhas have infested the popular Daveron beach in west Brazil’s Paraguay river; 15 people have reportedly been bitten in the past two weeks. continue reading »

Latin America Get Ready For Britney Spears and her Femme Fatale Tour (VIDEO)

Starting tonight in Rio de Janeiro, Britney brings her Femme Fatale tour to Latin America. She will visit Argentina, Chile, Perú Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic before ending the tour in Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Brazilian Man Attacked by Half a Dozen Monkeys at Zoo (VIDEO)

Brazilian mechanic Joao Leite dos Santos admitted to have had too much to drink before he decided it would be fun to play with the Sao Paulo Zoo’s spider monkeys. continue reading »

Brazilian Police Car Crashes Into Smuggler’s Plane (VIDEO)

Brazilian feds arrested a gang of five smugglers after crashing their police vehicle into the left wing of the criminal’s plane. continue reading »

Selena Gómez and Justin Bieber Duet at The Biebs’ Show in Rio de Janeiro (VIDEO)

Bieber and Gómez decided to treat Brazilian crowds with something special, check their performance of "Who Says." continue reading »

Brazil Seeks to Ban Gisele Bundchen’s Sexy Lingerie Ad on TV

Brazilian Ministry for Women is pushing to get a TV ad featuring an underwear clad Gisele Bundchen, removed from the air. continue reading »

Brazilian Abuelita Put in Morgue While Still Alive!

A woman in her sixties was declared dead, put in a plastic bag and left for two hours in a Rio de Janeiro morgue by mistake. continue reading »

Music Celebrities Converge in Brazil for “Rock in Rio” (VIDEO)

The first weekend of Rock in Rio, saw over 700,000 fans rock out to headliners Rihanna, Katy Perry, Elton John and Red Hot Chili Peppers. continue reading »

Brazilian Lover Has 50 Children with Wives, Mother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law!

A 90 year-old Brazilian farmer is claiming to be a father of 50 children conceived by his first wife now deceased, his 2nd wife and her sister and the ladies mother, known as his mother-in-law. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING Brazilian Police Capture Irish Man who Swallowed $200K Worth of Cocaine

Authorities in Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, arrested an Irish national with 72 bags of cocaine worth $200,000 inside his belly! How did they know this? They X-rayed him and saw it all. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Brazil on Your 189th Year of Independence

Today, all of Brazil is celebrating and rejoicing its 189-year old independence from the Portuguese. The Portuguese arrived in 1532 and stayed for close to 300 years as it colonized the region and colonized native populations continue reading »

Angry Birds Gets It’s Own (Illegal) Theme Park and It’s Not in Río (VIDEO)

Brazil, home of some of the angriest birds up in the Amazon has been beaten to the race for an "Angry Birds" Theme Park by none other than China. continue reading »

Rio De Janeiro Man Sleeps In a Coffin Every Friday

Zeli Ferreira Rossi, a retired 60 year old from Rio de Janeiro has slept inside a coffin every Friday, for the last 25 years. continue reading »

Spanish Retailer & U.S. Tween Fave “Zara” Found to be Exploiting Its Labor in Brazil

In efforts to end modern day slavery, Brazil’s Labor Public Ministry published the names of 251 companies found to be exploiting workers. continue reading »

Brazilian Doctor Surrounds Her Home With Fence of HIV+ Syringes as Crime Deterrent!

Tired of coming back home from endless shifts at the Paranoá Hospital to find her house burglarized, she decided to take home security into her own hands. The Brazilian physician fancied a contaminated syringe fence would work against thieves! continue reading »

Oscar Leads Brazil to Under-20 World Cup Title (VIDEO)

The U-20 Soccer World Cup in Colombia ended over the weekend with a spectacular match between the only two teams that speak Portuguese. The man in the 11 jersey scored all three goals in the carioca team’s victory over Portugal at Colombia’s U-20 World Cup. continue reading »

Dilma Rousseff’s Government Looses Fourth Minister in 72 Days

Agriculture Minister Wagner Rossi quit amid a corruption scandal, same as Transportation and Justice ministers, earlier in the Summer, and Brazil’s chief of staff in June. continue reading »