VICE Brazil

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
fans

This Guy Tattooed an Entire Football Shirt on His Torso

Forty percent of Maurício dos Anjos' body is now covered in the black and red stripes of his team, Flamengo.
Rafael Luis Azevedo
4.26.18
Culture

We Went to a Fashion Show Inside a Brazilian Prison

What started as recreational crochet lessons for detainees turned into a private runway show.
Bruno Costa
4.23.18
Noisey

Electronic Veterans Ladytron Return After Seven Years with a Kickass New Video

The British band just ended a seven-year hiatus with their new music video, “The Animals.”
Eduardo Ribeiro
4.6.18
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
Stuff

We Spoke to the Teenager Who Got Mia Khalifa's Face Tattooed On His Body

The former porn star called him an idiot, but he doesn't regret a thing.
Débora Lopes
1.19.17
Photo

Twenty Brazilian Trump Fans Held a Demo in São Paulo This Weekend

The fact that they won't be able to vote for Trump because he's running in another country didn't deter them one bit.
Jardiel Carvalho
11.1.16
NSFW

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.
Fábio Teixeira, Words by Débora Lopes
9.30.16
Photo

Photos the Brazilian Police Could Not Delete

At a recent demonstration in São Paulo, Vinicius Gomes' camera was run over by a police car. Luckily, another photographer was able to recover the pieces and found that the memory card miraculously still worked.
Vinicius Gomes, Words by Felipe Larozza
9.23.16
Stuff

Rio's Drug Dealers Really Know How to Package Their Product

Prudent warnings, inspirational quotes and Maradona – photos of the various designs you'll find on baggies, wraps and more.
Matias Maxx
8.16.16
Photo

Salvador Is a Paradise

The Brazilian city is the spirit of the carnival and the 14th most violent city of the world.
Antonello Veneri, Words: Andre Maleronka
8.15.16
Photo

Photos of a Fake Brazilian Jesus Carrying a Cross Around Rio’s Slums to the Sounds of Samba

For the past decade, people in the north of Rio de Janeiro have been celebrating Holy Week with a series of reenactments of episodes from the Passion of Christ.
VICE Staff
3.29.16
0102