Brazil's president asks young girl to take off mask
Brazil's president asked a young girl to remove her mask at an event sparking widespread commentary on social media and highlighting his dismissal of protective measures during the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Christ the Redeemer statue illuminated in special projection as tribute to COVID-19 victims
The Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro was lit up in a special projection Wednesday night as a tribute to COVID-19 victims.
Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says
Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change.