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Federal troops restore calm in Brazil’s Vitoria

Federal troops restore calm in Brazil’s Vitoria

Local police stopped patrolling Vitoria on Saturday and the city quickly plunged into chaos.

Brazil: Armed police end prison riot in northeast

Brazil: Armed police end prison riot in northeast

The military will be used to help police search the prisons for cellphones, drugs and weapons.

Brazil slashes interest rates

Brazil slashes interest rates

There are expectations that the economy will struggle to grow above 0.5 per cent in 2017.

Scores killed in another Brazil jail riot

Scores killed in another Brazil jail riot

Police described the hearts of some inmates being removed from their bodies and burned in a bonfire.

Brazil: Turf war triggered deadly prison conflict

Brazil: Turf war triggered deadly prison conflict

Several bodies were beheaded, dismembered, and thrown over the fence of the prison in the city of Manaus.

Brazil Senate approves spending cap

Brazil Senate approves spending cap

Thousands take to the streets to protest with the UN has condemned as a socially regressive policy.

Temer’s economic woes worsen

Temer’s economic woes worsen

The agricultural and industrial sectors were performing worse than last year, the state statistics firm said.

Brazil marks three days of mourning after plane crash

Brazil marks three days of mourning after plane crash

Seventy-five people were killed but rescuers found six survivors at the crash site.

Brazil’s economic activity grows, IMF hopeful on recovery

Brazil’s economic activity grows, IMF hopeful on recovery

The IMF is urging Brazil's government to implement tough austerity and reform measures to kickstart economic recovery.

Petrobras reports unexpected Q3 loss

Petrobras reports unexpected Q3 loss

Brazil's biggest company is currently restructuring to deal with crippling debt, low oil prices, and a corruption probe.