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Environment
A year into his presidency, Jair Bolsonaro is facing accusations of genocide against his country’s Indigenous minorities. The violence began before he even took office.
Politics
The Intercept co-founder published cellphone messages that embarrassed a Brazilian anti-corruption task force.
WOMEN'S WORK
Books from bell hooks and Audre Lorde — published more than three decades ago — arrived in Brazilian stores recently. But there’s more work to be done.
“The First Temptation of Christ” was censored for the benefit of "Brazilian society which is mostly Christian,” the Rio de Janeiro judge said.

World News
Bolsonaro used the first year of his presidency to undermine Brazil's democracy. But he was only getting started.
"The First Temptation of Christ," a comedy which depicts Jesus returning home on his 30th birthday, has been deemed blasphemous by a number of critics.
Women
Plus: Meet the Miss Universe pageant's first openly gay contestant.
Women
Violence against women is a huge problem in the country and, according to experts, politicians are helping normalize it.
U.S. News
Jair Bolsonaro has leveled baseless allegations against the actor, who he claims has funded fires in the Amazon.
World News
Cheering throngs mob Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as court rules he can remain free as he fights conviction. He poses a political threat to President Jair Bolsonaro.
World News
The decision appears to cover former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and others convicted in cases arising from the sprawling “Car Wash” corruption investigation.
World News
Loggers ambushed an indigenous group, shooting dead a young man. Amazon invasions have increased during Jair Bolsonaro's tenure as Brazil's president.
World News
Artemisa Xakriabá, 19, represents two groups most threatened by environmental destruction: indigenous tribes and young people.
Environment
Protests are targeting companies that haven't met their own pledges, demanding they "step up" in the climate change fight.
World News
The model told HuffPost Brazil that she wants to be a positive force in the fashion industry.
Politics
The Brazilian president delivered a fiery nationalist speech at a U.N. General Assembly focused on the climate crisis.
Environment
Presidents Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro have forged a nationalist alliance based on the idea that climate change is a hoax.
World News
Staff were forced to wheel patients into the streets on stretchers after a fire broke out at Badim Hospital in Rio de Janeiro.