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, Featured

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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Brazil, Featured

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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Brazil, Featured

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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Brazil, Featured

Heartache and Suffering: Slavery in Brazil+

There is a journey across the north of Brazil that few who make it ever forget. It goes from the...

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Brazil, Featured

“We will fight to the end”+

A few footsteps from the vast, peaceful waters of the Tapajós River, far beneath the canopy of the untamed jungle,...

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Brazil, Featured

In Brazilian city, homeless face ‘extermination’+

Marcos Aurélio Nunes da Cruz, the boy who was like a little bird, died in his sleep. His cardboard deathbed...

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Brazil, Featured

For Brazilian soccer’s foot soldiers, hard work and little reward+

Standing precariously in the aisle of a rattling public bus as it roared through Rio’s remote impoverished suburbs, his red...

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