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Voting during municipal elections in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, on Sunday. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Brazil’s Workers Party suffered its worst-ever result at the polls as voters used Sunday’s local elections to punish it for a deep recession and a se(...)

Brazil’s supreme court has paved the way for the extradition of fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn back to Ireland after it rejected the latest efforts by his defence to delay the move. File photograph:  Garrett White / Collins.

Brazil’s supreme court has paved the way for the extradition of fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn back to Ireland after it rejected the latest ef(...)

Relatives of patients suffering from microcephaly gather at the Altino Ventura Foundation in Recife, Brazil.  Photograph: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

When Viviane de la Ponte became pregnant just over six months ago she and her husband Thiago were, like most of Brazil, not aware of the dangers assoc(...)

Recife: revival of interest in its Jewish past is part of a still-emerging change in Brazil since the return of democracy in the 1980s

In the heart of Old Recife is a street sign that hints at the remarkable history of one of Brazil’s oldest neighbourhoods. Painted onto tiles in the P(...)

Riot police face protesters in Recife. “The cheerfulness of the police again belied their thuggish reputation.” Photograph: Reuters.

There were a couple of Swiss fans at the adjacent desk in the station of Recife’s Tourist Police. They were speaking in faltering English to a policew(...)

Costa Rica’s Bryan Ruiz: will pose a big threat in attack with Joel Campbell. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA

Before a ball was kicked few pundits expected Greece or Costa Rica to make much of an impression on this World Cup. But now they face each othe(...)

Police  outside Arruda stadium in recife where a man was killed by a toilet bol thrown form the stands after a game between  Parana and Santa Cruz. Photograph: Guga Matos/JC Imagem/Reuters

A football fan was killed in one of Brazil’s World Cup host cities after being struck by a toilet bowl thrown by rival fans during a post-match brawl(...)