Agence France-Presse . Brasília

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    Argentina, Chile through to Copa America quarter-final

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia | Updated at 10:44am on June 22, 2021

    Argentina and Chile on Monday booked their places in the Copa America quarter-finals, ending top of Group A after low-scoring matches that left the other...

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    Rodriguez gives Argentina edge in tense derby win

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia | Updated at 06:10pm on June 19, 2021

    Guido Rodriguez scored the only goal of the game as Argentina edged past fierce local rivals Uruguay in a disappointing Copa America clash on Friday....

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    Neymar helps Brazil cruise to Copa win

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia | Updated at 06:02pm on June 14, 2021

    Star forward Neymar netted a penalty and created a second as hosts Brazil eased to a 3-0 victory over a coronavirus-depleted Venezuela on Sunday in...

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    Brazil Supreme Court allows Copa America to go ahead

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia | Updated at 07:09pm on June 11, 2021

    Brazil's Supreme Court ruled Thursday the country can host the Copa America despite the coronavirus pandemic, clearing the way for the troubled football tournament to...

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    Brazil Supreme Court to decide fate of Copa America

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia | Updated at 08:33pm on June 10, 2021

    Brazil's Supreme Court opened an extraordinary session Thursday to decide whether the Copa America can go ahead in three days, the latest threat to a...

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    Brazil env minister probed for timber trafficking

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 08:11pm on May 19, 2021

    Brazilian environment minister Ricardo Salles is suspected of involvement in a trafficking ring that sold illegal timber on the black market, a Supreme Court ruling...

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    Brazil’s central bank raises interest rate to 3.5pc

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 11:14pm on May 06, 2021

    Brazil’s central bank on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in a row by another 75 basis points to 3.5 per...

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    Brazil military chiefs exit in new turmoil for Bolsonaro

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 10:35pm on March 31, 2021

    President Jair Bolsonaro will replace all three commanders of Brazil’s armed forces, his government said Tuesday, the latest upheaval in Brasilia as the far-right leader...

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    Bolsonaro urges Brazilians to ‘stop whining’ over COVID

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 10:19am on March 05, 2021

    President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday urged Brazilians to ‘stop whining’ about COVID-19 and renewed his attacks on stay-at-home measures to contain the pandemic, amid a...

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    Protests seek Bolsonaro’s removal over COVID response

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 10:19pm on February 01, 2021

    Hundreds of people took part Sunday in fresh protests across Brazil against president Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with many demanding his resignation...