Brazil’s COVID Response is Becoming a Global Liability
Experts say the Latin American giant has created the perfect environment for the virus to adapt.
Brazil’s Biggest Metro Could Get Facial Recognition Cameras That Reinforce Racist Policing
Facial recognition cameras commit minimal errors in recognizing the faces of white men, but they misidentified black women up to nearly 35 percent of the time, according to a recent study.
The Biggest Corruption Probe in Latin America's History Was Just Killed
Once lauded for tackling impunity, the region's most impactful anti-graft drive - Lava Jato, or Car Wash - has since lost credibility and political support.
How Rio's Trans Community Defeated Right Wing Leaders and Saved a Shelter
Violence against the LGBTQ community in Brazil has risen during the pandemic, but the residents of Casa Nem have now found a new, permanent home.
A Black Man Was Beaten to Death on the Eve of Brazil's Black Awareness Day
A viral video showed private security guards at a supermarket pinning the man to the ground “like with the American [George Floyd].”
Brazil’s President Says His Country is Being a Bunch of 'Sissies' About COVID
In comments yesterday, Jair Bolsonaro said death is inevitable, for everyone, someday.
The Race for a Vaccine Is ‘Going to Get Ugly’ in Hard-Hit Brazil
Brazil’s president said COVID is a conspiracy cooked up by the Chinese in an effort to restore leftist governments in Latin America, according to recent allegations.
COVID and Conservatives Are Threatening to Dismantle a Key Occupied Protest in Rio
Caught between a raging pandemic and multiple levels of far-right government, the protestors could be the focus of another eviction.
The Amazon's Lesser-Known Cousin Has Lost a Fifth of its Area to Wildfire This Year
South of the Amazon, stretching into Bolivia and Paraguay, the Pantanal has seen months of unprecedented fires.
Chadwick Boseman Transformed the Lives of Black Kids in Brazil's Favelas
Young, Black Brazilians flocked to see the “Black Panther” movie and saw themselves in Wakanda.