Death toll from heavy rains in southeastern Brazil jumps to 23

RIO DE JANEIRO — Heavy rains in Brazil this weekend have killed at least 23 people between the southeastern states of Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo. Espirito Santos’ state government said on Sunday that 15 people died and almost 5,000 are out of their homes due to heavy rains falling since Friday night. Rio … Read more

Where and how the wealthy travel is changing

Heli-skiing on virgin snow in Antarctica for a cool $2.2 million. A polar bear safari in an “off-limits” area of Norway’s Svalbard for $300,000. How about tracking snow leopards in the Himalayas with renowned explorers for $100,000?  Big-ticket travel experiences like those are indicative of the “quiet luxury” trend which began in the world of … Read more

England vs. Brazil 2024 livestream: How to watch live football for free

TL;DR: Watch England vs. Brazil for free on Channel 4. Access this free streaming platform from anywhere in the world with ExpressVPN. We know it’s just an international friendly match, but this is England vs. Brazil. That’s an absolutely massive matchup, whatever the conditions. So sit back, relax, and get ready to watch two famous … Read more

Is Casemiro injured? Latest updates ahead of FA Cup quarter final vs Liverpool as Man United midfielder withdraws from Brazil squad

Just as Manchester United’s injury crisis appeared to be easing, midfielder Casemiro has now withdrawn from the Brazil national team squad. Erik ten Hag was already without key defenders Lisandro Martinez and Luke Shaw for their recent Premier League win over Everton, with Rasmus Hojlund and Harry Maguire also not included in the starting XI. … Read more

AP PHOTOS: A Carnival day in Brazil, from a morning street party to an evening samba parade

A typical Carnival day in Brazil starts around 7 a.m., when the first blocos — as the free street parties are known — start their loud and colorful musical journey down the city’s streets. Drummers, stilt walkers, trumpet players and other performers, all dressed up and lacquered in glitter, attract thousands of followers. Blocos are … Read more

Bolsonaro named target in Brazil coup probe, ordered to surrender passport

RIO DE JANEIRO — Former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has been named a target in a federal investigation into whether his government plotted a military takeover of the country, police officials told The Washington Post Thursday, and has been given 24 hours to surrender his passport. The revelation came as federal police launched a large … Read more

Brazil, facing calls for reparations, wrangles with its painful legacy of slavery

RIO DE JANEIRO — The executive manager for institutional relations at a Brazilian state bank took the microphone before roughly 150 people at a forum on slavery’s legacy in his country, which kidnapped more Africans for forced labor than any other nation. “Today’s Bank of Brazil asks Black people for forgiveness,” André Machado said to … Read more

Police in Brazil arrest a suspect in the brutal slaying of a Manhattan art dealer

RIO DE JANEIRO — A suspect was arrested in the brutal killing in Brazil of an American art dealer who was the co-owner of a prominent gallery in Manhattan, police said Thursday. Brent Sikkema, 75, was found dead on Monday with 18 stab wounds in his Rio de Janeiro apartment. Rio state police arrested a … Read more

Mario Zagallo, World Cup winner for Brazil as player and coach, dies at 92

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave Mario Zagallo, who won two World Cups as a player, one as a coach and another as an assistant coach for Brazil, died Jan. 5 at a hospital in Rio de Janeiro. He was 92. A medical statement said Mr. Zagallo died of multiple organ failure. He … Read more

Brazil expresses concern over Venezuela-Guyana border dispute as naval exercises begin in area

BOGOTA, Colombia — Brazil’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday it was “concerned” about a border dispute between Venezuela and Guyana that intensified this week following Britain’s decision to send a warship to Guyana’s shores. Brazil’s foreign ministry urged both countries to return to dialogue and said third countries should avoid “military activities” that support … Read more