The crowdfunder set up after the release of the VICE documentary 'Ballet & Bullets: Dancing Out of the Favela' has raised enough money for the Na Ponta dos Pés school to build its own community centre.
And other surreal situations from my time aboard a hulking polar research vessel that hosted a 12-day art and science expedition to the bottom of the Earth.
Drug deaths at Time Warp sparked a city-wide ban on dance music events.
'The City of Asphalt and the Favelas on the Hills': At 450 Years Old, Rio Is Divided Into Two Worlds
Eight months after Brazil staged the soccer World Cup, Rio de Janeiro celebrated another milestone. As preparations continue for the Olympics in August 2016, the aspirant global city is in the spotlight again.
Argentine Prosecutor's Ex-Wife Says She Was Given Magazine With 'Bullet Mark' Photo the Day Before His Death
An drafted arrest warrant for President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was found in the apartment of Alberto Nisman, who was due to present claims she orchestrated a cover-up over the 1994 Buenos Aires bombing.