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Brazilian with German Olympian's heart runs race of her life

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian Ivonette Balthazar felt jittery ahead of a Rio de Janeiro road race Sunday, but her heart -- transplanted from a German Olympian a year ago -- spurred her on.

General's 'intervention' comment raises eyebrows in Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - A general's comment that the military could be forced to intervene in Brazil's corruption crisis has rattled a country that only exited a two-decades long dictatorship in 1985.

Rio favela back under control after army incursion: officials

Rio De Janeiro - Security officials said the giant Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro was back under control Saturday after hundreds of soldiers and police were sent to battle heavily armed drug traffickers.

Brazilians demonstrate for gay rights after 'cure' controversy

S - Thousands of Brazilians demonstrated for gay rights Friday after an uproar over a judge's ruling that psychologists can administer so-called "cures" for homosexuality.

Brazil's army deploys in Rio after favela shootout

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian soldiers deployed by armored vehicle, truck and helicopter Friday to reinforce police after heavily armed drug traffickers rampaged through the country's biggest favela, spraying bullets and terrifying locals.

Brazil's army sent to help quell shootouts in Rio favela

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian soldiers deployed Friday to help Rio de Janeiro police after heavily armed drug traffickers rampaged through the country's most heavily populated favela, spraying bullets in the built-up community.

Brazil court opens door for Congress to vote on Temer trial

Bras - A corruption trial against Brazilian President Michel Temer moved one step closer Wednesday when the Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch attempt to have the case suspended.

British kayak adventurer slain in Brazil's Amazon

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police said Tuesday that a British woman missing during an attempt to paddle the entire Amazon by kayak has been murdered and that three people are in custody.

Scandal-plagued Lula heads Brazil election poll

Bras - Brazil's scandal-plagued former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and a tough-talking rightwing congressman lead voter intentions ahead of next year's presidential elections, a poll said Tuesday.

Brazil's economy needs your prayers: minister

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's economy has taken such a battering that veteran Economy Minister Henrique Meirelles wants serious help: your prayers.

Corruption-plagued Brazil gets new chief prosecutor

Bras - Brazil's newly sworn in chief prosecutor vowed Monday that no one would be "above the law" but signalled a possibly less aggressive approach to an avalanche of corruption investigations, including against President Michel Temer.

Rio's bid to wrest 'favelas' from gangs loses steam

Rio De Janeiro - Known as the setting of a Michael Jackson video clip in the late 1990s, Santa Marta is Rio's best known favela, a hillside community perched between Sugarloaf and a colossal Christ the Redeemer.

Six dead in Rio drug gang violence

Rio De Janeiro - Shoot-outs between drug gangs left at least six people dead over the weekend in two Rio de Janeiro favelas, the latest in a flare-up of violence in recent months.

Temer faces fresh charges with strengthened hand

Rio De Janeiro - Three months after political allies rescued him from a bribery case, Brazil's President Michel Temer is facing his latest indictment with a strengthened hand.

Brazil prosecutor charges President Temer with corruption

Bras - Brazil's chief prosecutor on Thursday charged President Michel Temer with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal group in the biggest climax yet to the country's ever-growing corruption scandal.

Brazil prosecutor files two corruption charges against Temer

Bras - Brazil's chief prosecutor on Thursday charged President Michel Temer with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal group.

Brazil's Lula undergoes new grilling by anti-corruption judge

Curitiba - Brazil's once hugely popular president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva underwent a new grilling Wednesday by the country's chief anti-corruption judge, Sergio Moro, in a case that could decide whether Lula can return to power.

Brazil's top court refuses to remove prosecutor from Temer probe

Bras - Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an attempt by President Michel Temer to have the prosecutor leading a corruption probe against him removed from the case.

Brazil's Lula faces new grilling by anti-corruption judge

Curitiba - Brazil's once hugely popular president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva faces a new grilling Wednesday by the country's chief anti-corruption judge, Sergio Moro, in a case that could decide whether Lula can return to power.

Brazil's Temer lashes out at corruption allegations

Bras - Brazil's President Michel Temer lashed out Tuesday against what he described as an out of control judiciary's use of unsubstantiated corruption allegations to destroy reputations.
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