Local Apps Are Letting People Automate Brazil’s Notorious Bureaucracy
Residents spend over 2,000 hours, or over 80 days per person, just to file their taxes every year.
Brazil’s Prisoners Are Coordinating Riots On Smuggled Cell Phones
"The communication of violence has become as important as the violence itself.”
The Bento Rodrigues Dam Collapsed a Year Ago and It's Nowhere Near Fixed
Local residents are still adjusting to their new lives more than a year after the Bento Rodrigues dam collapsed in southeastern Brazil.
Brazil’s Women Are Pushing Back Against Rampant C-Sections
Brazil has become a C-section capital of the world—a lucrative trend for doctors. But women are demanding the right to vaginal births.
Brazil’s Psychedelic Rehab Center Treats Drug Addicts With Ayahuasca
The hallucinogenic tea could curb drug addictions, and act "as your therapist".
Millennials on Spirit Quests Are Ruining Everything About Ayahuasca
Ayahuasca was a sacred medicine. Now it's a global 'it' drug, and the trendiness is threatening the source.
Women Are Leading Amazon Ayahuasca Ceremonies for the First Time
Ten years ago women in the Amazon were not allowed anywhere near the rituals.
We’re So Addicted to Our Gadgets That ‘Unplugged’ Tourism Is Booming
I paid $300 a night to travel to the Amazon and get away from the internet.
No One Got Zika At the Olympics and Brazil Is Relieved
Rio’s mayor says visitors were safer from Zika in his city than Miami.