The Zika virus, which can cause birth defects, is "spreading explosively" according to the World Health Organization.
After learning she's pregnant, Cynthia encounters emotional and logistical obstacles when trying to access safe and legal abortion services in Brazil.
We also meet Colombia's guerrilla fighters, go courtside at the Davis Cup, and catch up with party monster Michael Alig.
André Liohn became famous for his images of conflict in Somalia, Syria, and Libya, but now he's using the same techniques to capture the strangeness and brutality of his home country, Brazil.
We head out on the road with legendary punk band Dillinger Four, give advice on how to make your booze taste better, and uncover the surprising Confederate pride of Americana, Brazil.
Being one of the most powerful drug lords in the country is "a much tougher job than people imagine," according to Misha Glenny's new book.
The scandal briefly gripped Brazil two years ago, uniting two of the country's most serious injustices: unequal access to healthcare and legal help. But hundreds of families are still waiting for answers.
Scenes from the second Gaymada Interdrag Championship.
An interview with Raquel Santos de Oliveira, who took over her boyfriend's drug business after he was killed in a police shoot-out before developing a debilitating coke problem and getting out of the game.
Taking 'Playboy' out was a significant coup for cops here, but gang culture in Rio's favelas is so deeply rooted that bringing down its most charismatic leaders isn't enough to undermine the grip of violence.
We talked with the shop's artists about how they got started, jealousy from male peers, and their love of permanently marking people's bodies.
Meet Brazil's latest offering in the world of kick ass Tumblr feminism.
Vinicius Rodrigues and Esdras Gomes visit nursing homes, childcare centers, and homeless shelters offering their services for free.
A new translation of the legendary Brazilian writer's meditation on the nature of time, the universe, Sweden, Pelé, and one electronic alarm clock that is so many things.
They traipse around Manaus in heavy black bodices and chunky black boots attracting the sun like a moody solar panel.
Around 20 percent of Brazil's population is Evangelical, and Faceglória is a place for them to connect and talk about God without worrying about foul language or someone's bikini pics.
Brasília is an urban closet.
"Sometimes regular civilians are less intimidating than a police officer. I really believe in the power of social control coming from within the community itself."
In the early 1990s, Zilton Coelho followed eight balloon–obsessed teenagers through the slums of São Paulo.
A woman dies every eight minutes from unsafe abortion. These activists are trying to change that.
Today, troops from Chad and Niger retake town from Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, and more.
Taken by Índio Badaróss – the artist known as "the Basquiat of Cracolândia."
Other foreign prisoners slated for execution with Chan and Sukumaran haven't stirred the same passion in their home countries, where reactions range from outrage to disinterest.
This week, Brazil arrested a man who may be responsible for up to 20 percent of illegal cuttings in the Amazon over the past few years. That's good, but until the country strictly enforces conservation laws this is just a Hydra problem.