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Amazon Rainforest

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Is Now Spreading Conspiracy Theories About The Amazon Fires

Jair Bolsonaro, whose support of Amazon deforestation has earned him the nickname "Captain Chainsaw," is blaming the fires on environmental groups.
Tim Marcin
an hour ago
Science

The Amazon Is on Fire and the Smoke Can Be Seen from Space

The Amazon has been burning for weeks amid increasing deforestation. The intense smoke was detected by NASA and plunged São Paulo into darkness on Monday.
Madeleine Gregory
2 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Parrot Got Detained for Yelling 'Police' to Warn Its Owners About a Drug Raid

"He must've been trained for this."
River Donaghey
4.25.19
Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro really wants to be Trump’s super best friend

“We want to have a great Brazil just like Trump wants to have a great America.”
David Gilbert
3.19.19
brazil

Everything We Know About the School Shooting in Brazil

"Things like this don’t happen in Brazil, but other countries,” said the Brazilian vice president, who added “violent video games” may have influenced the killers.
Marie Declercq
3.14.19
Photos

Photos That Show Brazilian Carnaval from a Different Perspective

Instead of pointing her lens at the street, Lady Gaia captured the reactions of residents who watched the colourful party from the best seat in the house: their apartments.
Marie Declercq
2.28.19
Views My Own

Why Canadians Should Pay Attention to Brazil’s War on ‘Gender Ideology’

As a queer man born and raised in Brazil, I saw the fast progression of threats to LGBTQ+ people first-hand.
Thomas Iglesias Trombetta
2.4.19
Drugs

How the Drug War Eats the Poor

According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
JS Rafaelli
2.4.19
brazil

How Brazil's new president is creating a healthcare crisis for his country's poor

“Mais Medicos has not ended but at least half the doctors, who were precisely in places of greater need, have left — so for people in those areas the program is over."
Mariana Castro
Joe Hill
1.22.19
hair

The Viral 'Bulletproof' Haircut Started in Prison

First Ariel Franco was in solitary confinement. Then he was Brazil's most sought-after hairstylist.
Julia Reis
1.4.19
politics

Young Brazilians Share Their Fears About a Bolsonaro Presidency

"I want a country where black people and LGBTQ individuals can walk freely. As a woman, I want to walk around without being afraid I'll get raped."
Gislene Ramos
11.2.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How Brazil’s business elite helped elect its new far-right president

Jair Bolsonaro won as an anti-establishment outsider — but he had the help of the most powerful establishment players of all
David Noriega
11.1.18
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