Builders of Noah’s Ark 'Replica' Hope to Sail From Holland to Brazil
One Christian organization is hoping to bring a story from the Bible to life. The group Ark of Noah hopes to set sail in a "replica" of the Ark of Noah sometime this year. The ark, which spans five floors and can hold more than 5,000 people at once, is 95 feet wide, 410 feet long and 75 feet tall.
Brazil Attorney General Requests Probes Into Top Politicians
The Brazilian attorney general's office says it has asked the country's highest court to authorize corruption investigations into a prominent opposition figure and other top politicians
Olympic Flame Set to Arrive in Brazil for Torch Relay
The Olympic flame is set to arrive in Brazil, kicking off a 3-month torch relay around the country that will end at the Maracana stadium when the games open in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5.
Brazil's VP Says He Will Not Be a Candidate in 2018
The man in line to become Brazil's next head of state if President Dilma Rousseff is impeached says he won't run for the presidency in 2018 when Rousseff's term comes to an end
Transgender Civil Servants in Brazil Can Use Chosen Name
Brazilian transgender and transsexual civil servants will now be able to use their chosen names at work
Builders of Noah's Ark Replica Hope to Reach Brazil This Year
A Noah's Ark replica built in the Netherlands may set sail for Brazil this year.
Brazil President Will Appeal to Trade Blocs Over Impeachment
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says she will appeal to South American trade blocs if she is removed from office, blasting the push to impeach her as a coup and a naked attempt by Brazil's elite to snatch power back from her Worker's Party
Court Accepts Charges Against Brazil Banker Joseph Safra
A Brazilian federal court has accepted charges filed by prosecutors against banking tycoon Joseph Safra for allegedly agreeing to pay more than $4 million in bribes to tax auditors to reduce or annul fines on unpaid taxes
Bike Lane Falls in Brazil Olympic City, Killing at Least 2
A new elevated bike path that was heralded as a top legacy project of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics collapses, killing at least two people