China is hosting the 9th Brics summit from Sunday 5 September as tensions are beginning to appear around the group, made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
Ex-Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been convicted on corruption charges and sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison.
Brazilian president Michel Temer is now facing corruption charges over allegedly accepting bribes in return for political favours.
Brazil’s economy has emerged from its worst recession on record, with the economy growing by one percent in the first quarter.
One thing seems to have followed heads of state and ex-heads of states around this year: impeachment.
Brazilian president Michel Temer is currently facing impeachment as part of a seemingly ever growing corruption scandal.
Meat packers in Brazil – the world’s biggest red meat and poultry exporter – have allegedly been selling rotten and salmonella-tainted produce.
Treatment for HIV varies depending where you live, but the US is doing far less than could be expected.
China, South Korea, Chile and the European Union (EU) have suspended imports of meat from Brazil, amid allegations that the produce sourced from the Latin American country is unsafe to eat.
It seems nothing can stop the rising tide of craft beer from flooding the world.