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  1. ‘This Noise That Never Stops’: Wind Farms Come to Brazil’s Atlantic Coast

    In Brazil, the world’s eighth-largest producer of wind power, the wind industry brings both benefits and disappointment.

  2. The Men Who Terrorize Rio

    Ruthless mafia-like militias have taken over much of the Brazilian city, killing whomever they want, from City Council members to bird thieves.

  3. From Boston, Witness in Rio Olympics Bribery Case Has His Day in Court

    Eric Maleson, a former bobsledder, told a judge about what he believed were bribes to secure votes for the 2016 Summer Games.

  4. Stop Enslavement of Venezuelan Refugees in Brazil

    Labor rights of immigrants are not high on this year’s electoral agenda, yet voters can be receptive to leaders willing to bring criminals to justice.

  5. Anti-Corruption Crusader in Brazil Says He Won’t Run for President

    Joaquim Barbosa, Brazil’s first black Supreme Court justice, was attracting support but he said he would not be a candidate, a decision he called “strictly personal.”

  6. The U.S. Says It Has a Tariff Deal With Brazil. Brazil Disagrees.

    Brazil accused the U.S. of breaking off negotiations over the steel and aluminum tariffs last week, seeming to contradict the White House version of events.

  7. Corrupt Leaders Are Falling Around the World. Will It Boost Economies?

    Societies have become more willing and able than ever to uncover the shady dealings that go all the way to the top.

  8. São Paulo Tower Collapses in Fire

    A blaze spread rapidly through a building more than 20 stories high, killing one person, according to local officials.

  9. Fire in São Paulo, Brazil, Brings Down a High-Rise Building

    At least one person is thought to have died. The tower had been occupied by squatters, who have taken over many downtown buildings.

  10. U.S. Allies Brace for Trade War as Tariff Negotiations Stall

    Days before Trump tariffs on steel and aluminum take effect, negotiators for producing countries see themselves at the mercy of the president’s whims.