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14 dead after Brazil bus crashes into bulldozer

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 23:25

Brazilian authorities say 14 people were killed after a passenger bus slammed into a bulldozer that had fallen from a truck transporting it.

Floods kill 11 in northeastern Brazil

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 00:23

Authorities say 11 people have died and six are reported missing following a flood in the northeastern Bahia state.

Threatened butterfly vanishes from Florida refuge

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 21:21

No confirmed Miami blues have been seen on Bahia Honda since July 2010, and with each passing day it becomes less likely any exist there.

Brazil: Police in Bahia end strike before carnival

Last Updated: Sunday, February 12, 2012, 12:24

Fears of the violence spreading also eased in Rio de Janeiro after a police strike there showed signs of flagging in its 2nd day.

Brazil: Standoff between striking police, soldiers

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 07, 2012, 12:02

The murder rate in Salvador, Bahia has more than doubled since the police strike began a week ago.

`Over 75 killed in Brazil state as police strike`

Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 12:12

The government has said that about 10,000 of Bahia 30,000 state police are on strike.

Scientists discover bizarre new fish off Brazil’s Bahia coast

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 12:40

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown species off Brazil’s Bahia coast, which is more than six feet long, has small teeth, and has no scales covering its gelatinous body.

Lone survivor of Yemenia plane crash leaves hospital

Last Updated: Friday, July 24, 2009, 09:49

The 12-year-old girl, who was the only survivor of a Yemenia Airway plane crash in the Indian Ocean, left the Paris hospital where she had been since her return to France, her father said.