Armed police raid a slum in Rio de Janeiro

In Shock, World Asks for Probe Over Police Massacre in Rio’s Favela

The United Nations said it was “deeply disturbed” by the killings of 28 people ...

The rest of the world should think about how to create a data protection culture.

Leaked Data of Every Single Brazilian for Sale or Even for Free Online

In Brazil, like in most all low-income countries with relevant population, enormous personal databases ...

In Rio, Afro-Brazilian faiths are increasingly under attack by evangelicals

Brazilian Evangelical Gangs Go to War Against Afro-Brazilian Faiths, in the Name of God

The expression “evangelical drug trafficker” may sound incongruous, but in the Brazilian city of ...

Lula being carried by his fans after leaving prison

Brazil’s Supreme Court Decision Frees Lula and Thousands Others from Jail

Brazil’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva walked free from jail on Friday ...

A pedestrian-filled street in São Paulo.

Trying to Understand Brazil’s 20% Homicide Rate Decline

Brazil is the world’s murder capital. No other country even comes close. That is ...

Supporter in a rally for presidential candidate Lula

After Defeat in the Supreme, Lula’s Backers Announce: “Waltz Is over, Now It’s War”

Social leaders and politicians across Brazil and the world are voicing their discontent with ...