RIO DE JANEIRO: Truckers, lawyers and politicians are among millions of Brazilians eligible to carry loaded weapons in public under far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s decree relaxing gun laws that experts say is unconstitutional and will fuel deadly violence.
ALTAMIRA, BRAZIL: A rifle resting on his shoulder, Tatji Arara looks despondent as he steps over the trunks of huge trees felled by timber traffickers in the heart of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, now the scene of numerous land conflicts.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Firefighters combing through the charred remains of Brazil's National Museum have found a skull that may belong to its star exhibit, an 11,500-year-old woman named Luzia, local TV reported on Tuesday.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is seen next to Vice President Michel Temer during the Order of Cultural Merit ceremony at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia November 5, 2014. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/File Photo
Relatives of inmates gather at the main gate of the Anisio Jobim Penitentiary Complex to ask for information after a riot at the prison left at least 60 people killed and several injured, in Manaus, Amazonia state, Brazil on Jan 2, 2017. — AFP