“Years after agreeing to take part in research, families of children with congenital Zika syndrome are feeling abandoned.”
The Story of Salvador’s Banda Didá
In a country with violent history and violent politics, Brazil’s first all-female, Afro-Brazilian percussion group drums and dances and changes lives.
Brazil’s Roads to Destruction
Every year, vehicles on Brazil’s ever-expending road network hit over 400 million Brazilian animals, causing series declines in some species — and Brazil isn’t the only country expanding its infrastructure.
The Spiritual Path at Fat Camp
After a ten-year relationship ends painfully, Mona Kirschner finds herself searching for emotional and physical healing at a weight loss center in Brazil.
Looking for Carolina Maria de Jesus
For a brief period in the 1960s, the Afro-Brazilian author of the memoir “Child of the Dark” was one of the most well-known writers in the world.
A Once and Future Beef
Beef is a major culprit of the climate crisis, but if you want to consider beef’s future, then look to its past. The industry’s tactics have not changed as much as you might think.
Remembering João Gilberto
Eccentricity was inseperable from this musical innovator’s artistic vision.
The Brazilian Healer and the Patron Saint of Impossible Causes
Leigh Hopkins faces the hidden truth about the world’s most famous spiritual surgeon and the irresistible desire to find ‘the cure.’
Struggling to Balance Business and Conservation in the Amazon Basin
Driving through the Amazon Basin on a single road to see whether Brazil can balance economic development with rainforest conservation.
Junk Food is 21st Century Imperialism
The first in a New York Times’ series about global obesity looks at the place of processed foods in Brazil.