Quarantine may not be fun for everybody

Getting Comfy with Covid-19 in Brazil

I’ve been having an unusual number of birthdays, several a day in fact. It ...

Rio's samba school Unidos da Tijuca - Tomaz Silva/ABr

Rio’s Carnaval Celebrates Life and Blasts New President

Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous Carnaval celebrations officially began on Friday in the first festival ...

An Amazon community - Photo by Bruna Arcangelo Toledo

Amazon Forest’s Keepers Under Pressure of Ranchers Fear for Their Future

In western Brazil’s Amazon, the people tasked with looking after the world’s greatest rainforest ...

João Paulo Emílio Cristóvão dos Santos Coelho Barreto, a Brazilian author and journalist better known as João do Rio

A Sample of João do Rio, a Chronicler of a Frenetic Rio a Century Ago

João do Rio was an exuberant journalist. He was exuberant in his style of ...

Caboco on a fishing trip - Photo by Maximo Anderson

In a Brazil Where Worst Is Always Coming to Worst, These Men Stand Their Ground

Brazil has made headlines recently for almost entirely negative reasons — whether it is ...

Lack of sanitation in Brazil's favelas is common -

Basic Sanitation Might Be Coming Soon to a Big Favela in Rio

Brazilian authorities have taken the first step towards providing basic sanitation to more than ...

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