brazil

Whales

There's a Dead Humpback Whale in the Amazon Jungle and Nobody Knows Why

The calf is estimated to have been one year old, and was found Friday on Marajó Island.
Becky Ferreira
2.26.19
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 Rafaeli
2.4.19
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
1.6.19
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
Documentary

Ballet and Bullets: The Favela Dance Class Stuck in the Crossfire

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.
Frederick Bernas and Rayan Hindi
11.1.18
Culture

This VR Film Takes You on an Ayahuasca Journey to the Amazon

"Awavena" expands the boundaries of what immersive video can do.
Nicole Clark
9.3.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media

Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and woman on Instagram and off
Larissa Zaidan
7.12.18
Sex

My Uncomfortable Stay in the BDSM Room of a Brazilian Sex Motel

The pay-per-hour adult playgrounds cater to every fantasy – I just had no fucking idea where to start.
Joel Balsam
6.6.18
Photography

Brazil’s Biggest Afro-Brazilian Festival Celebrates a Sacred Sea Goddess

Pictures of the annual festival that honors Iemanjá, the most popular deity in the Candomblé and Umbanda religions.
Carla Castellotti
2.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Tried to Smuggle Cocaine in a Fake Butt, Cops Say

They spotted him waddling around Lisbon's airport in the coke booty shorts.
Drew Schwartz
River Donaghey
2.15.18
Documentary

Ass Shaking Queens - Watch Our Documentary About Rio Fashion Week

It's just like London Fashion Week, but with more ass and fewer assholes.
VICE Staff
10.4.17
The 2017 Photo Issue

Arresting Photos of Brazilian Beauty Pageants and Same-Sex Couples from the 1980s

Photographers Luisa Dörr and Sage Sohier share their work in our annual photo issue.
Luisa Dorr
Sage Sohier
8.14.17
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