rio de janeiro
During Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival, the street belongs to the people.
The interdependent culture of Brazilian favelas offer a means of survival.
VICE talked to Buba Aguiar, one of the leading voices of Brazil's youth activism community, about police violence, racism, and how coronavirus has strained favelas already falling apart at the seams.
The mysterious lights were seen by thousands of people, there's video evidence, and people are saying posts disappeared from social media. What happened?
“I love living here. It’s wonderful—everybody knows everybody, respects everybody, even the bandits.”
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.
With the election of Jair Bolsonaro, it's more important than ever that this Rio dance class is able to use culture as a force for resistance and change.
The Brazilian councilwoman—recognized for her advocacy against police brutality, sexual violence, and racial inequality, and for championing women’s and LGBTQ rights—was shot dead on Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro.
The genre has received increased worldwide exposure even as it unearths Brazil’s history of class warfare and colorism.
David Rocha Lopes was allegedly shot after violence spilled onto the streets outside of a match between Flamengo and Vasco da Gama.