Brazilian female football player enters Maracana Hall of Fame

Brazilian football player, Marta Vieira da Silva, awarded six times best world player, becomes the first woman to enter Macarana Stadium Hall of Fame, with her footprints being placed in the Maracana’s Museum.

Greenpeace hits out at spike in Amazon deforestation

Environmental group Greenpeace lashes out at Brazilian government figures that show deforestation of the Amazon has gone up for the first time in a decade.

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Brazil’s Michel Temer meets president-elect Bolsonaro

Brazilian President Michel Temer receives his successor Jair Bolsonaro during Bolsonaro’s visit to the capital as he continues to make moves to roll out his conservative agenda on crime, corruption and the economy. IMAGES

Brazil’s Temer and Bolsonaro attend ceremony in Brasilia

Brazilian far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro and outgoing president Michel Temer attend a Congress session to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Brazil’s Constitution. IMAGES

Anti-graft judge Moro seen leaving Bolsonaro’s home in Rio

The judge who has upended Brazilian politics with a sweeping corruption probe, Sergio Moro, is seen leaving the home of far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, after he reportedly accepted an invitation to be his justice and public security minister. IMAGES

Brazil’s Haddad wishes Bolsonaro ‘good luck’ on Twitter

Left-leaning defeated Brazilian presidential candidate Fernando Haddad takes a more conciliatory tone with far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, wishing him “luck” and “success” through Twitter. The runner-up earlier refused to congratulate Bolsonaro. IMAGES of Fernando Haddad’s tweet

Brazil’s supporters of Haddad react to presidential defeat

Supporters of Brazil’s defeated Workers Party, saddened by the presidential election result, express their disappointment as they call the win a “difficult time for Brazilian democracy.”

Brazil’s far-right Bolsonaro prays after election

Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro prays before adressing the nation, after the far-right former army captain won a polarizing run-off election. IMAGES