Just a few weeks after the Olympic Games ended in Rio de Janeiro, its favelas have seen heavy gunfire.
Military police and suspected drug dealers were involved in a shootout in the Pavão-Pavãozinho slum.
Authorities in Rio de Janeiro have struggled to bring rampant crime under control. While the wealthy can adjust their daily lives to cope with the violence, residents of the city's favelas are trapped.
Jair Messias Bolsonaro, a far-right candidate and congressman, could well be the face of Brazil's next presidency. He served in the military under the dictatorship and has hounded left-wing lawmakers since.
The German Foreign Ministry has offered €1 million in aid to rebuild Brazil's National Museum. Researchers are hopeful that some artifacts may still be found in the rubble. The cause of the blaze is still unknown.
They're furious and not going to take it anymore: Brazilian voters have had it with the corruption scandals that have plagued the country for years. With elections set for Sunday, the stakes are high.
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