Brazil vets work to heal jaguars burned in Pantanal wildfire

CORUMBA DE GOIAS, Brazil (AP) — In 20 years, veterinarian Daniela Gianni had never seen a jaguar burned as badly as Amanaci, a female injured in the wildfires crackling through Brazil's vast Pantanal ...

Amazon Indigenous group patrols to expel invading loggers

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) — A bit after sunrise, dozens of Indigenous Tembé men began preparing for the important day ahead. They danced, chanted and donned matching black T-shi...

Brazil Indigenous group celebrates 6 months without COVID-19

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) — A group of Tembé men armed with bows and shotguns arrived on motorcycles at the wooden gate blocking access to their villages in Brazil’s Amazon. One...

AP PHOTOS: Brazil drive-in, a welcome escape from pandemic

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — As daylight drained from the sky in Brazil’s capital, dozens of cars formed a line, all filled with passengers set to indulge in one of the few diversions allowed in the age of...

Rio beams movies outside for cooped up apartment dwellers

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Apartment dwellers have been cooped up for weeks in Rio de Janeiro, staying inside with their children to avoid the coronavirus — but some are getting relief when a specially out...

Brazil's women join in anthem denouncing sexual violence

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A song protesting sexual violence that has become an anthem for women across Latin America was the focus of a demonstration Friday in the capital of Brazil, where women are inc...

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police officers in a place they b...

AP PHOTOS: Brazilians honor sea goddess Yemanja

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Thousands of Brazilians flooded beaches around the northeastern city of Salvador to pay tribute to the sea goddess Yemanja and ask for her protection ahead of Carnival celebrat...

AP PHOTOS: Celebrating Azorean culture in southern Brazil

ENSEADA DE BRITO, Brazil (AP) — On a sunny plaza looking out on the southern Atlantic, girls in green and red traditional skirts and boys in black pants and vests perform dances that traveled thousand...

AP PHOTOS: Ox Cart Festival celebrates Brazil colonial days

VAZANTE, Brazil (AP) — As the sun sets, the campground buzzes as people pitch tents and set up kitchens on the green fields of rural Vazante, a city in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais. ...

AP PHOTOS: Far from roads, cowboys thrive in Brazil wetlands

CORUMBA, Brazil (AP) — Greener pastures grow under water in the Pantanal de Mato Grosso do Sul, an immense area of wetlands in western Brazil. On his feet hours before sunrise, 66-ye...

AP PHOTOS: Brazil 'Congada' mixes African, Christian roots

CATALAO, Brazil (AP) — Pulsing drums reverberate through the streets of this central Brazilian city as thousands of people in colorful garb march, dance and shimmy their way toward Our Lady of the Ros...