rio de janeiro
Marielle Franco, Activist Against Brazil's Police Brutality, Assassinated in Rio
The Brazilian councilwoman—recognized for her advocacy against police brutality, sexual violence, and racial inequality, and for championing women’s and LGBTQ rights—was shot dead on Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro.
The Rio Olympics' Unintended Legacy: Citizen Journalism
Groups like Papo Reto have made it easier for foreign journalists to highlight the many issues in Rio. The foreign coverage, in turn, gives the groups legitimacy in Brazilian media that they've never had before.
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.