Armed miners on seven boats attack the indigenous Yanomami community in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, opening fire against them and wounding one person. The Yanomami respond to the fire, killing three miners and wounding four others.
The Philippines reports its first case of the Lineage P.1 variant of SARS-CoV-2 in a person who travelled from Brazil.
Finland, current chair of the European Union, asks the bloc to contemplate a ban on beef from Brazil in response to the ongoing disaster.
A massive blackout hits Argentina, Uruguay, and southern Brazil, leaving millions without power.
A helicopter carrying Brazilian journalist and news anchor Ricardo Boechat crashes in São Paulo, killing both Boechat and the pilot.
A fire at Flamengo sports club's youth training camp in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, leaves ten people dead and three injured.
Footage of the isolated and previously unseen Kawahiva tribe is recorded for the first time in the Amazon rainforest, in Brazil.
U2's 360° Tour becomes the highest grossing music tour of all time following a show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Brazil begins auctioning parts of the Amazon Rainforest to private companies for logging.
The death toll in the storm which caused severe damage to Brazil's Rio de Janeiro metro area reaches 200.