Brazil, Featured

Rio de Janeiro’s Forgotten Legacy of Slavery Shadows the Olympics+

As the soft glow of the sun began to rise over the piazza at the heart of this city’s Olympic celebrations,...

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Brazil’s Impeached President Dilma Rousseff Ponders Her Past — and Her Future+

Surrounded by the modest grandeur of the Palácio da Alvorada, for now still her official residence as the President of...

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Amid Crises, Rio Readies for its Olympics Closeup+

On the afternoon seven years ago when Rio de Janeiro was named the first South American city to host the...

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In Brazil, stigma and poor care afflict microcephaly sufferers+

Davi Roriz Alves de Carvalho, aged 4, rested his head on his mother’s lap, his eyes glazed and mouth slightly...

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Worried Mothers Fear for Their Children at Ground Zero of the Zika Outbreak+

Gabriela Alves de Azevedo, 20, clutched the arm of her boyfriend with trepidation as a rainstorm, as severe as many...

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Christmas in Rio’s favelas, where pacification brings mixed tidings+

A robotic snowman danced on the tailgate of a pickup truck strung with Christmas lights as it passed two shirtless...

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Dying for a story: Brazil’s journalists are being killed at record rates+

He called himself the Owl of the Valley. Journalist Evany José Metzker, 67, wanted to see everything that happened in...

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Digging up the bodies: Victims of Military See Measure of Justice+

In the stonewashed villages dotting the banks of the Araguaia River, which skirts the eastern edge of the Amazon rain...

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Gold, greed and garimpeiros+

Standing on the steps of her pale blue wooden shack overlooking one of the world’s most notorious gold mines, Maria...

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