SAO PAULO (Reuters) - As many as 200,000 demonstrators marched through the streets of Brazil's biggest cities on Monday in a swelling wave of protest tapping into widespread anger at poor public services, police violence and government corruption. Full story
Rachel Maddow, in anticipation of an upcoming segment about a misbehaving mayor, reports on the story of the mayor of Rio de Janeiro punching someone in the face.
Shocking video from May of 2012 of a police helicopter in Rio opening fire on a drug trafficker driving through a poor neighborhood has just come to light. Brazilian police in Rio de Janeiro have been forced to admit to using excessive force — after one of their helicopters sprayed the streets below
Police have two men under arrest and are looking for a third suspected of raping a foreign tourist on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro. NBCNew.com's Dara Brown reports.
After waiting 20 centuries for a Latin American pope, many of faithful there now believe they’ll have a larger voice in the church, and that Pope Francis will pay special attention to the poor. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro's annual Carnival parade reached its height Monday night as local samba dancers paraded through the Sambadromo. NBCNews.com's Richard Lui reports.
A person hangs a sign reading, "We want peace, health and education", outside her window in Rio de Janeiro June 18, 2013. President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday sought to defuse a massive protest movement sweeping Brazil, acknowledging the need for better public services and more responsive governance
epa03750773 A Brazilian protester throws a metal fence during a demonstration against high public transportation costs and the billions of dollars spent on the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, at the City Hall in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 18 June 2013. During the fourth day of protest, Br
Spain's national soccer team player Pedro controls the ball during a training session ahead of the Confederations Cup tournament in Rio de Janeiro June 18, 2013. Spain will play against Tahiti on June 20. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Spain's national soccer team player Gerard Pique kicks the ball during a training session ahead of the Confederations Cup tournament in Rio de Janeiro June 18, 2013. Spain will play against Tahiti on June 20. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)