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  1. Vogue Brazil Fashion Director Resigns Over Photos That Evoke Slavery Era

    Donata Meirelles resigned after photos emerged from her 50th birthday that critics saw as allusion to race relations in the colonial era, when slavery was legal in Brazil.

  2. Brazil Arrests 8 at Mining Giant Vale Over Deadly Dam Collapse

    The employees held included two executive directors of the company, which owns the mining complex where a torrent of mud killed at least 166 people.

  3. An Icy Superhighway Once Carried Glaciers From Namibia to Brazil

    Researchers matched up a jigsaw puzzle of ice that once flowed between two landmasses now separated by an ocean.

  4. Where Brazilians Live in High-Risk Areas Downhill From Mining Dams

    We mapped where more than 100,000 Brazilians live downhill from mining dams built like the one in Brumadinho that collapsed last month. Here’s where we estimate people may be at risk.

  5. Brumadinho Dam Collapse: A Tidal Wave of Mud

    A mining dam collapsed and buried more than 150 people. Now Brazil is casting an anxious eye on dozens of dams like it.

  6. Why Did the Dam in Brazil Collapse? Here’s a Brief Look.

    That the dam fell was a tragedy. It should not have been a surprise.

  7. Brazil Soccer Club President: Deadly Fire Is Our ‘Worst Tragedy’ in Years

    The blaze broke out in the early morning at a training center for young soccer players in Rio de Janeiro at Flamengo, one of the most famous clubs in Brazil. Footage from a local newscast showed the aftermath of the deadly disaster.

  8. Dorm Fire Kills 10 Young Players in Brazil, Sending Shudder Through Soccer World

    The blaze broke out in the early morning at a training center in Rio de Janeiro for teenage players at Flamengo, one of the most famous clubs.

  9. Powerful Storm Hits Rio

    Streets turned into rivers and mudslides destroyed homes as a powerful and deadly storm swept through Rio de Janeiro.

  10. Rio de Janeiro Storm Kills 6, Turning Roads Into Rivers and Burying Bus in Mud

    While this was an unusually powerful storm, the damage and death that followed were not rare for Rio de Janeiro, whose poor, hillside neighborhoods are usually the hardest hit.