Altair Guimarães in Vila Autódromo, Rio - TRF/Nicky Milne

This Man Was Evicted, Re-evicted, Evicted Again, So Rio Could Grow

“I would come back to live here if I could,” said Altair Guimarães, plucking ...

Lack of sanitation in Brazil's favelas is common -

Basic Sanitation Might Be Coming Soon to a Big Favela in Rio

Brazilian authorities have taken the first step towards providing basic sanitation to more than ...

Protest in Rio against government's reforms - Fernando Frazão/ABr

Brazilians Pour onto Streets Demanding a Halt to Reforms and the President’s Ousting

Brazilians took to the streets in a nationwide protest on Wednesday against President Michel ...

Rio train painted with athletes and work from Cândido Portinari - Daniel Ramalho/Rio2016

How the Rio Olympic Games Helped the Wealthy and Hurt the Poor

The Olympic Games revealed the deep socioeconomic and political contradictions of Brazil and helped ...

Brazilians Special Kind of Blindness: They Can’t See They Are Racist

University of Arizona anthropologist Jennifer Roth-Gordon spent 10 days in Brazil leading up to ...

Rio Carnaval Parade Celebrating the Amazon Indians Leaves Big Farm Livid

Rio’s Carnaval festivities were threatened this year by a spat pitting a well-known parade ...

Without Police, Rio’s Drug Lords Show Who Are the Bosses in the Favelas

After the Brazilian government spent tens of millions of dollars securing the city of ...