Venezuelan Refugees End Up as Slave Workers in Brazil

After crossing the border from crisis-hit Venezuela into Brazil in late 2019, Henrique had ...

A motoboy in São Paulo delivering food

Underage Delivery App Workers Way Too Common in Brazil

Cases of children working for food delivery apps in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Local initiatives have emerged during the pandemic in the favelas | Gabriel Loiola

How a Favela in Rio Is Dealing with Mental Health Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Empty streets, full minds. The fear of the new coronavirus occupies the thoughts of ...

A maid taking care of the employer's kid.

In Brazil, the Tough Condition of Maids Gets Tougher amid Pandemic

Instead of doing the cooking for the family she works for, Nilza de Jesus ...

A woman in a favela in São Paulo holds up a facemask (Reuters/A. Perobelli)

Brazil’s 13 Million Favela Residents Forced to Fight Coronavirus by Themselves

When the novel coronavirus began spreading in Brazil, it was predominantly wealthy people who ...

A father kisses her daughter in Pedacinho do Céu (Little Piece of Heaven), one of the highest points of Turano favela. Photo: Fabrício Mota

Remain at Home, Say Authorities. But Favela Residents in Brazil Aren’t Allowed Such a Luxury

The novel coronavirus pandemic has led authorities to close borders, it has impeded circulation ...