Pele confident Neymar can lead Brazil at World Cup
Brazilian legend Pele says he is confident about Brazil's chances at the upcoming World Cup and expects injured star Neymar to be fully fit to lead the side in Russia.
Brazil top court could make ruling that frees Lula
The dust is just settling after the dramatic jailing of Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, but it could quickly be stirred up again -- the nation's Supreme Court could vote this Wednesday on a legal change potentially letting Lula back out. Given the traumatic lead-up to Lula's imprisonment to start his 12-year…
Brazil's Lula spends first day in prison, already hoping to get out
Brazil's leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva served the first day of a 12-year prison sentence for corruption Sunday, but was already hoping...
Brazil's Lula negotiates ahead of arrest
Brazil's election frontrunner and controversial leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was negotiating the terms of his arrest for corruption...
Brazil's Lula decides whether to resist arrest
Ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a fallen giant of leftwing politics and still frontrunner in Brazil's October presidential elections, was deciding Friday whether to resist an order to surrender and start a 12-year prison sentence for corruption.
Brazil's Lula likely to go behind bars in days
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was almost sure to go to prison next week after a Supreme Court ruling likely doomed his plan to return to power in October elections, leaving Latin America's biggest country in a divided, angry mood Thursday.
Brazil's Supreme Court to rule on prison for Lula
Brazil's supreme court is to rule Wednesday on whether former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should start a 12 year prison sentence for corruption, potentially upending this year's presidential election.
Brazil judge orders Facebook to cut 'fake news' on slain activist
A Brazilian judge on Wednesday ordered Facebook to remove fake news posted about slain black rights' activist Marielle Franco. Judge Jorge Jansen Counago Novelle, in Rio de Janeiro, gave the US-based giant 24 hours to pull "publications of false information with criminal content on the councilwoman Marielle Franco," the court said in a statement. Franco…
Shots fired at Lula's campaign bus in Brazil; nobody hit
Three shots were fired Tuesday at buses in the campaign convoy of former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is again running for the presidency, but no one was injured, the leader of his Workers Party (PT) said.
Brazil restored pride by beating Germany - Silva
Defender Thiago Silva believes Brazil restored some pride in the famous shirt after a 1-0 friendly win over Germany in Berlin allowed his team to put their 2014 World Cup mauling behind them.