by Carimah Townes Jun 2, 2016
"The policy of ‘shoot first, ask questions later’ has placed Rio de Janeiro as the one of the deadliest cities on earth."
by Laurel Raymond May 13, 2016
Brazil's first female president was just suspended, pending impeachment charges. Her replacement just chose a cabinet that is solely white straight men.
by Alejandro Davila Fragoso May 12, 2016
Brazil's interim administration doesn't mention climate change or the Amazon in its main policy document.
by Alex Zielinski Mar 28, 2016
Without the medication, women living in poverty have no safe abortion option in the country.
by Bryan Dewan Mar 25, 2016 Updated: Apr 18, 2016
Brazil's President, Dilma Rousseff, is facing renewed calls to resign, but she says she's staying put.
by Justin Salhani Mar 17, 2016
Izaque José da Silva has seen his share of suffering.
by Natasha Geiling Mar 9, 2016
Most studies connecting agriculture to climate change look at the change in crop yield -- but that could be missing a key part of the equation.
by Alejandro Davila Fragoso Mar 3, 2016
Analysts have blamed the largest environmental accident in Brazil on poor mining practices and lax regulatory enforcement.
by Alex Zielinski Feb 23, 2016
Women could be sentenced to nearly five years in prison for having an abortion because of the virus.
by Lindsay Gibbs Feb 19, 2016
The Zika virus outbreak, bacteria-filled waters, and unfinished venues are threatening the fun.