3 people are trapped and 6 others are injured after a 30-storey building collapses in Belém, Pará, Brazil.
New text messages between Brazilian judge Sérgio Moro and Operation Car Wash's prosecutors are leaked by "The Intercept Brasil" and "Veja". In the messages, Judge Moro illegally advises the prosecutors in including pieces of evidence against defendants of cases presided by him and suggests dates for Federal Police operations. The messages also suggest that Moro withheld evidence to prevent cases being transferred out of his jurisdiction to the Supreme Federal Court.
Brazilian President Michel Temer abolishes the 46,000 km 2 National Reserve of Copper and Associates (Renca) ecological reserve, which spans the borders of Amapá and Pará states in northern Brazil. More than 20 domestic and multinational firms have expressed an interest in accessing the area's deposits of gold, copper, tantalum, iron ore, nickel and manganese.