Brazil

Ivanir dos Santos speaking during an interview (© Vanderlei Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)

A champion of religious freedom in Brazil

Ivanir dos Santos, a Candomblé priest, has championed religious freedom in Brazil for decades. His Afro-Brazilian religion is the target of persecution.
Medical staff looking at man on gurney (© Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)

Maduro’s praise of indigenous Venezuelans rings hollow

After government troops killed and injured several members of Venezuela's indigenous Pemon people in February, more than 1,300 fled to Brazil.
Two men on horses driving herd of cattle in pasture (© Alexandre Meneghini/AP Images)

U.S. and Brazil partner to tackle global food issues

Animal scientists from the University of São Paulo and Virginia Tech share their research on how to improve animal productivity, reproduction and welfare.
Stalks of wheat in field (@ Guillermo Isidoro Barea Vargas/U.S. Dept. of Agriculture/Alamy)

U.S. and Brazil team up to protect world’s wheat supply

Kansas State University scientists are partnering with Brazilian researchers in finding creative ways to stop wheat blast disease.
Two cows grazing on hay (© AP Images)

U.S. and Brazil deepen trade ties

A U.S. government-sponsored international trade mission opens doors and delivers results for American agricultural exporters.
Astronaut placing helmet on teenage girl's head (Globo)

Meet NASA’s astronaut for a day … from Brazil

Follow 11-year-old Anna Paulla's trip of a lifetime to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Texas, with TV star Luciano Huck and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy.

A city drought caused by destruction of a rainforest?

South America's biggest and wealthiest city is waiting for the rain. If it doesn't come soon, São Paulo could run out of water before 2015....