RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences.

The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that referred to a recent case in which a little boy was butchered by his mother and her partner.

Bolsonaro called it a "shocking" crime, then added: "It's one of many cruel crimes that happen in Brazil and make us think that unfortunately our constitution doesn't allow for life in prison.Read more on

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fencing.

With only four months of weekly training in the bag, the Bigtboys lost 9-1 to the more established Alligaytors.Read more on

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GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday.

The veteran forward's goal in the 64th minute for the hat trick came on a free kick that curled just under the crossbar.Read more on

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A longtime resident of Brazil’s westernmost Amazon state reflects on forests, martyrs and the future.

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