Débora Lopes é jornalista. Em 2016, ganhou o segundo lugar do V Premio Latinoamericano de Periodismo sobre Drogas.
Photos of the Plus-Size Dancers Bringing Carnival Back to Its Inclusive Roots
“Back in the day, the Carnival wasn’t about a stereotypical body [type] or look. This is something new that came from the media and from marketing"
Lost Photos of Brazil's Wild Carnivals
These rare images of Fortaleza during the 50s and 60s were almost lost forever.
Untold Stories from Deep Inside a Notorious Brazilian Prison
Filmmaker and photographer João Wainer talks about the years he spent taking pictures of what was once the largest prison in Latin America.
We Spoke to the Teenager Who Got Mia Khalifa's Face Tattooed On His Body
The former porn star called him an idiot, but he doesn't regret a thing.
How Native Brazilians Are Using Spy Tech to Stop Illegal Logging in the Amazon
We camped with the Ka'apor for a few days to get to know what it's like to live in a scenario of violence, threats, and death.
Meet the Girls Behind São Paulo's Female-Only Tattoo Shop
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.
Downtown São Paulo, Brazil, has long been home to a roving open-air drug market called Crackland, but with the World Cup approaching, the authorities are trying everything in their power to clean the area up.
Police Used Martial Arts Against Anti-World Cup Protesters
Officers decided using chokeholds was more humane than using batons on the 1,500 who rallied in São Paulo.
Anarchists in São Paulo Rioted Against the World Cup This Weekend
This past weekend 2,500 people marched in protest against the cost of hosting the World Cup. I guess the thought of tens of thousands of football fans crowding the streets and pissing the official tournament beer up against the wall of your house for a...