Rodrigo Viga Gaier

Olympic Games buses collide with local anger on Rio de Janeiro highway

Residents from the favelas of the Brazilian capital say the global showpiece and its legacy project have done nothing but compound their misery.

Death toll rises to 12 in Brazil school shooting

The death toll from a school shooting in Brazil was raised late on Thursday as authorities said a 13-year-old boy had succumbed to his injuries.

Rio landslide death toll rises

Landslides swept away dozens of houses near Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday night, worsening a disaster caused by heavy rains around Brazil's second city.

Rains kill at least 95 in Rio, paralyse city

Landslides and floods set off by the heaviest rains in decades killed at least 95 people in Rio de Janeiro state, making hundreds homeless.

Parreira set for return as SA coach

Carlos Alberto Parreira looks set to resume the job he started three years ago as coach of Soccer World Cup hosts South Africa.

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