Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
HuffPost Illustration/Getty Images
Brazil Is About To Show The World How A Modern Democracy Collapses
Far-right president Jair Bolsonaro is a threat to Brazilian democracy — and a model for authoritarianism that leaders around the world will follow.
EVARISTO SA via Getty Images
HuffPost Her Stories: Hundreds Of Women Accuse Celebrity Spiritual Healer Of Sex Crimes
Plus: Meet the black women breaking barriers in the exclusionary world of fine art.
EVARISTO SA via Getty Images
Sex Abuse Allegation Against Celebrity Spiritual Leader Opens The Floodgates In Brazil
By Ana Beatriz Rosa, HuffPost Brazil
More than 500 women have accused João Teixeira de Faria, a self-professed psychic, of sexual abuse.
Celebrity Faith Healer 'John Of God' Surrenders On Sex Abuse Charges: Brazil Police
Joao Teixeira de Faria, once featured by Oprah, has been accused of sexually abusing more than 300 women.
Amid A Far-Right Resurgence, Brazil Celebrates Black Consciousness
Black Consciousness Day is a chance for Brazilians to reflect on their African heritage despite the election victory of Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing retired general who peddles racism.
Yahoo Magazines PYC
Demi Lovato Returns To Instagram With Inspiring Message: 'Never Give Up'
It's the "Confident" singer's third Instagram post since returning from rehab.
FACEBOOK/LADAKH WINTER SPORTS CLUB
HuffPost Her Stories: The Incredible Story Of India's National Women's Hockey Team
Plus: Can a new law curb sexual harassment in Brazil?
NurPhoto via Getty Images
A New Sexual Harassment Law Is Put To The Test On Brazil’s Public Transportation
By Leda Antunes, Andréa Martinelli, HuffPost Brazil
A woman is sexually harassed every 20 hours on São Paulo’s trains, buses and subways, a HuffPost Brazil analysis finds.
HuffPost Her Stories: A Perfect Storm Of Pressure On Millennial Women
Plus: What Bolsonaro's presidency could mean for women and the LGBTQ community in Brazil.
Brazil's Next President Jair Bolsonaro Declares War On 'Fake News' Media
By Anthony Boadle and Gram Slattery, Reuters
Bolsonaro, nicknamed "Brazil's Donald Trump," has vowed to withdraw government advertising from media outlets deemed to be "lying."
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Jair Bolsonaro's Victory Sparks Fears In Brazil's LGBTQ Community
By Kaspar Loftin, Reuters
The president-elect has previously boasted of being a "proud homophobe."
A Fascist Won Brazil’s Presidential Election, And The Media’s Tweets Were Very Bad
The elite media still can't figure out how to call right-wing authoritarians what they are.
Trump And Global Far Right Celebrate Brazil Authoritarian's Presidential Win
Jair Bolsonaro got fawning praise after running a campaign that vowed violence and threatened democratic norms.
Brazil Elects Far-Right Authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro As President
“Brazil’s Trump” — who has praised dictatorship and promised a “cleansing” of his political opponents — will take charge of the world’s fourth-largest democracy.
Rep. John Lewis Urges Mike Pompeo To Protect Human Rights In Brazil Election
The world's fourth-largest democracy could elect far-right authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro as president on Sunday.
Brazil May Elect Jair Bolsonaro. Here's Why A Major Democracy Is Flirting With Fascism.
"Brazil's Trump" is a far-right congressman who praises dictators. He's also a lesson in how modern democracies can crumble.
Meet Brazil’s Donald Trump
He’s racist, sexist and homophobic. But that might not stop populist candidate Jair Bolsonaro from becoming the next President of Brazil.
Yui Mok - PA Images via Getty Images
6 Pieces Of Good News For Brazilian Women In Politics
By Leda Antunes, Marcella Fernandez, HuffPost Brasil
Women won big in the first round of the country’s elections. Here’s what you need to know.
AFP Contributor via Getty Images
Brazil’s Election Could Deal A Crushing Blow To Combating Climate Change
Far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro -- aka “Brazil’s Trump” -- may be “exactly what the world doesn’t need.”
A Brief History Of The Wall Street Journal's Support For Right-Wing Authoritarians
The paper's endorsing Brazil's pro-dictatorship candidate is the latest in a proud tradition for its opinion section.
Bloomberg via Getty Images
A Far-Right Authoritarian Is One Step Closer To Becoming Brazil's Next President
Jair Bolsonaro advanced to the runoff stage of Brazil's presidential election in Sunday's vote.
Paulo Whitaker / Reuters
It's Time To Start Worrying About The Most Crucial Election In Brazilian History
The rise of a far-right authoritarian has put the future of Brazilian democracy on the ballot in Sunday's vote.
Ricardo Moraes / Reuters
Financial Elites Are Ready To Throw Brazil Into The Hands Of A Far-Right Authoritarian
Investors are embracing an extremist who poses a threat to the world's fourth-largest democracy — just to keep the left out of power.
Female Surfer Breaks Record With 68-Foot Wave
Maya Gabeira broke the Guinness World Record for the largest wave surfed by a woman.
Stringer . / Reuters
'Not Him!': Tens Of Thousands Of Brazilians Protest Far-Right Presidential Frontrunner
By Sarah DiLorenzo and Marcelo Silva De Sousa, AP
Women led the nationwide protests against Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday.
Nacho Doce / Reuters
Brazil’s Far-Right Vice Presidential Candidate Sees A Scenario For Military Rule
Ana Beatriz Rosa
A "situation of chaos" could again put the country under the military's thumb, Gen. Antônio Hamilton Mourão said.
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.