Zika is not Ebola but lessons can be learnt. Act decisively, act together, don’t hold back and make all the necessary funds available, and keep telling the public every step of the way exactly how it is
Exclusive Q&A : Ms Rousseff said she was the victim of a 'parliamentary coup'
Special report: A gang-rape in Rio de Janeiro would have gone unreported but for video footage hitting social media.
Tax record was revealed as part of package of court documents
The drug resistant microbes can cause complex urinary, gastrointestinal, pulmonary and bloodstream infections
Mr Hunt, a 25-year-old electrician, went missing on 21 May after leaving Rio’s airport during a world trip with his friend
As corruption scandals swell and faith in politicians wanes, the interim president has a narrow window to bring results
We are now further away from world peace than at any time in the past 10 years - and it’s creating a global ‘peace inequality’ gap
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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How can one weigh such serious health risks against money? Isn’t this immoral? The answer is no
Fabiano Silveira, who was in charege of the Transparency Ministry, resigns over leaked recordings of coversations relating to a corruption probe
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'
Arguably most serious of all is suggestion that the Brazilian military was in on the plot to jettison Rousseff
The deposed Brazilian president was overwhelmed by a position she was never qualified to hold