Smelly Rio de Janeiro water supply has residents on edge

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — There’s a creeping sense of alarm in Rio de Janeiro after more than a week of foul tasting and smelling tap water in dozens of neighborhoods. Rumors are flying, and residents are...

Brazil building giant fires former CEO Marcelo Odebrecht

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht said Friday that it has “fired” its one-time CEO Marcelo Odebrecht, who this month granted media interviews and reportedly began giving inf...

Bolsonaro vs NGOs: Amazon town becomes ground zero for spat

ALTER DO CHAO, Brazil (AP) — A sleepy Amazon town has become the flashpoint for the growing hostility between Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and environmental groups following the arrest ...

Economy in mind, Bolsonaro softens tone on China

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — What a difference a year makes. In the months before last year's presidential election in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro described China as predatory and thumbed his ...