At least 14 killed, including 7 children, after floods in landslides in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state

Rain showers began Thursday, leading to deadly landslides in the region. The volume of rain registered in the last 48 hours was the highest on record in Angra dos Reis, according to the city’s municipal government. Officials told affiliate CNN Brazil on Saturday that a landslide in the town of Paraty killed at least eight … Read more

Covid news live: Rio de Janeiro cancels Carnival parade for second year; Delhi imposes weekend curfew

Covid case counts may be losing importance amid Omicron, some experts say. Though coronavirus case counts are increasing at an explosive rate across the world, they may yield a less useful picture of the pandemic amid the spread of Omicron, which is causing lots of infections but so far does not appear to be as … Read more