by Joaquim Moreira Salles Posted on October 20, 2014
In total, 838 square kilometers of rainforest were cleared over the past two months, an area almost ten times the size of Manhattan.
by Hayes Brown Posted on August 14, 2014
In all of these countries, the military police has a history of human rights abuses. In most of them, the present shows no progress.
by Carimah Townes Posted on August 11, 2014
If you're a woman and want to be a teacher in Sao Paulo, Brazil, you have to submit to an invasive examination.
by Travis Waldron Posted on July 14, 2014
These four stadiums cost Brazil more than $1 billion, but they will go on without major soccer teams -- or even definite events -- to call them home now that the World Cup is over.
by Travis Waldron Posted on July 9, 2014
Brazil's 7-1 semifinal loss was "the greatest embarrassment" in its soccer history, maybe the most mathematically improbable result the sport has ever seen. Even for non-Brazilians, it had a tragic feel.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on July 7, 2014
"This is one of the greatest challenges of our time: to convert ourselves to a type of development that knows how to respect creation," Pope Francis said.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on June 26, 2014
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has been notable for more than hard-fought matches and stoppage time goals; it's also the first time official water breaks have been called due to excessive heat and humidity.
by Travis Waldron Posted on June 20, 2014
"We're with our fans," Mexico coach Miguel Herrera said after fans were accused of yelling gay slurs at opposing players.
by Travis Waldron Posted on June 16, 2014
Video from a Rio protest shows a police officer firing what appears to be a live round at protesters, and another reportedly fired rounds into the air.
by Ari Phillips Posted on June 16, 2014
Natal, host to the U.S.'s World Cup opener, suffered more than a month's worth of rain over the weekend. The city is under a flood emergency and the soccer pitch could be adversely impacted.