rio de janeiro
UFO Over Magé, Brazil Sparks Social Media Panic and Conspiracies
The mysterious lights were seen by thousands of people, there's video evidence, and people are saying posts disappeared from social media. What happened?
The Teenage Girls Building Their Own Ballet School in a Rio Favela
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.
I Spent Seven Months Inside Brazil's Most Notorious Red Light District
Walking around Rio's Vila Mimosa you are confronted with a never-ending parade of vermin, bums, drugs, thongs, bugs, breasts, dogs, women, men and babies running around in diapers.
The Story Behind the Cover of VICE Magazine's September Issue
This month's cover of VICE magazine was taken in a favela called Santo Amaro, in Rio de Janeiro. We spoke to photographer Stefanie Moshammer about her work in Brazil and the inspiration behind the shoot.