Global sugar market faces deficit
'I fell asleep and woke up in a different place with a man underneath me, another one on top and two others holding my hands'
This year, Brazil should be celebrating its world-power status. Instead its Olympics are in jeopardy, and the country is mired in corruption and endemic inequality – Alex Cuadros, the world’s first-ever ‘billionaire correspondent’ (for Bloomberg News), arrived in 2010 and spent five years there
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'It is absurd that in the 21st Century we should have to live with barbaric crimes such as this'
'I want people to know that it is not the woman’s fault. You can’t blame a robbery victim, for being robbed'
Former minister for the Olympics, Tessa Jowell, says virus is 'matter of great concern'
The 16-year-old victim was unconcious during the attack, which has sparked protests calling for an end to Brazil's 'rape culture'
Expert warns an outbreak of the Asian Zika virus in Africa could be 'a bigger disaster than in South America'
Brazil is among the most diverse countries on earth. Not since the last dictatorship has a Brazilian government been so unrepresentative of its people
Michel Temer has taken over as president following the suspension of Dilma Rousseff
President Temer needs luck and the support of a people who at least appreciate the scale of the changes facing their nation
Senate session begins after acting speaker of Congress' lower house, Waldir Maranhao, reverses decision that would have blocked a key vote in the impeachment process
It is currently unclear whether the vote will go ahead
End-to-end encryption means that only a message’s sender and its recipient can read its contents – and also means that WhatsApp has come under fire for leaving governments unable to access messages
The argument revolves around whether WhatsApp should fulfil a request to make messages available to officials – which the company says isn't possible, even if it wanted to