Brazil and Bolivia are building a 4000 kilometer long railroad to the Pacific for better access to Asian markets. German companies are bidding for the $14 billion project that will greatly improve infrastructure in South America.
Brazil has traditionally protected its national oil champion, Petrobras, from international competition. But that has changed with embattled President Michel Temer trying to lure in foreign investment.
A Spanish tourist was shot and killed by military police in Rio de Janeiro after the car she was travelling in failed to stop at a police checkpoint. An investigation is being launched into the incident.
Jericoacoara was long considered an insider tip. The wind here is perfect almost all year round. Now, this remote fishing village in northeastern Brazil is one of the most popular water sports destinations on Earth.
Brazilians often look for stories about North Korea on the internet. One reason is a mutual entrenched distrust of the US. Researchers have been trying to dig a little deeper to find out more about the phenomenon.
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