At least 15 people have been killed, following flooding and mudslides, in and around the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.
At least two people have been killed, and a further 30 injured, after two dams burst, at an iron ore mine, in Brazil, flooding nearby villages.
Nine police officers have been arrested in Brazil, suspected of carrying out a series of killings on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, earlier this year.
At least 19 people have been killed, and a further seven wounded, following a shooting spree, on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, in Brazil.
Gunmen have raided the headquarters of a Brazilian football team and killed eight supporters of the club, in a suspected drug-related incident.
Four people, the pilot and three passengers, have been killed after a helicopter crashed onto a house in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
A bomb scare on board a Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to Sao Paulo has caused the plane to be diverted to Morocco.
Widespread flooding has struck the major Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, which had been suffering from a severe drought over the recent months.