By Travis Waldron on April 18, 2014
Shirts from a Brazilian designer say that "Cristiano Ronaldo is gay" and that former Argentina star Diego Maradona is a "maricon," a slang term for "faggot."
By Travis Waldron on April 15, 2014
Brazilian workers strike for better pay and safer working conditions at site that will host the 2016 Summer Olympics.
By Ari Phillips on March 19, 2014
From Sao Paulo to Vancouver to Tokyo, transit authorities are looking to electric buses to reduce noise and air pollution.
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By Travis Waldron on March 4, 2014
The stadiums will finish in time, but the projects to promote long-term development continue to languish.
By Travis Waldron on February 28, 2014
By the time the 2016 Olympics begin, more than 100,000 Brazilian families could face eviction and relocation.
By Emily Atkin on February 7, 2014
January was the hottest month on record in the city, Reuters reported, and meteorologists expect little rain in the next week.
By Travis Waldron on February 5, 2014
Four months before the 2014 World Cup, video of police beating a soccer fan raise questions about police brutality and impunity in Brazil.
By Travis Waldron on December 18, 2013
Other workers decided this week to walk off the job to protest unsafe conditions and a lack of pay.
By Katie Valentine on December 11, 2013
The pattern of droughts and extreme precipitation events has been predicted to become more likely as the climate warms.
By Joanna M. Foster on December 10, 2013
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil will dump as much as 2.72 million tons of carbon dioxide into Earth's atmosphere, according to FIFA.