Eduardo Cunha, Who Led Impeachment Drive Against Rival in Brazil, Gets a 15-Year Jail Term

Mr. Cunha, the politician who led the ouster of Dilma Rousseff, was found guilty of corruption, money laundering and illegally sending money abroad. Source: World

Carnival Opens in Brazil

Brazil kicked off its first night of Carnival on Friday. While Rio de Janeiro held large festivities, smaller cities opted to forgo the annual celebration in light of the current recession. Source: World

Reporter’s Notebook: Deep in Brazil’s Amazon, Exploring the Ruins of Ford’s Fantasyland

The town of Fordlândia, founded in 1928 by Henry Ford, stands as a crumbling testament to the folly of trying to bend the jungle to the will of man. Source: World

Corruption Scandals With Brazilian Roots Cascade Across Latin America

Years of investigations have resulted in 77 Brazilian Odebrecht executives signing plea deals, and now officials across the region are facing legal trouble. Source: World

Global Health: How the Response to Zika Failed Millions

One year after the W.H.O. declared a public health emergency, experts reflect on the response to the virus and find many aspects wanting. Source: World