At the busiest airport in South America, a cat-and-mouse game to catch cocaine smugglers

State of emergency declared in northern Brazilian state as police strike leads to violent crime spike

In a rare court challenge to its abortion ban, Brazil grapples with its own version of Roe vs. Wade

Protesters against inequality occupied vacant land in Brazil. Now they’re a mini-city of 8,000 families

At São Paulo’s police academy, cadets prepare for an unpopular job

L.A. family disappears after pirate raid in Amazon rainforest, then re-emerges on a surfboard

Brazilian youths share their take on the volatile political situation in their country

The bodies keep piling up in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Norte, one of the most deadly places in the world

Thousands protest ruling to overturn ban on ‘conversion therapy’ for gays and lesbians in Brazil

Brazil’s top prosecutor files criminal charges against two ex-presidents

A recording accidentally attached to an email is the latest twist in the world’s biggest corruption scandal

Months after a prison massacre in Brazil, families are still searching for answers — and bodies

Brazilian president survives impeachment vote as debating lawmakers throw punches

A 42-foot, 660-pound balloon is a symbol of Brazil’s problems

Brazil’s Senate votes to end unemployment insurance, extend work hours

Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva convicted of corruption, remains free during appeal

Corruption charge increases pressure on Brazil’s president

Former Rio de Janeiro governor sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption and money laundering

Brazilian authorities move to force drug addicts out of a neighborhood known as Crackland

Desperation is driving an indigenous tribe in Venezuela to make the trek into Brazil

Court rules that Brazilian president can keep his job

Flooding in Brazil leaves tens of thousands homeless, at least seven dead

Bloodshed, fires and chaos as thousands march in Brazil to demand president’s ouster

Soggy protesters demand impeachment of Brazil’s president: ‘We have to fight for better’

Heavily armed gang storms security company in Paraguay and runs off with millions of dollars

An anti-immigration rally in Brazil turns violent

In Brazil, protesters clash with police as a general strike empties schools and brings business to a halt

Brazil’s corruption scandal nabs more politicians, including 8 Cabinet members, and Brazilians cheer

Gunmen on motorcycles in Brazil’s largest city kill nine in less than an hour

From hosting ‘The Apprentice’ to running largest city in the Western Hemisphere

Brazil goes a little less wild for this year’s Carnival

Brazilian Supreme Court justice, who oversaw corruption case, is killed in plane crash

126 inmates still at large in Brazil after a prison riot that left 56 dead

For families of the missing, São Paulo morgues hold few answers

In face of protests, Brazil’s Rousseff offers anti-corruption measures

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Brazil


‘Women are the backbone of this country’: Thousands across the nation skip work, wear red and rally

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Nigeria wins second Refugees World Cup title in Brazil

The Syrians starting over in Brazil

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Craft beer thrives in a Rio de Janeiro favela

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Brazil’s MC Soffia is a 13-year-old rapper who makes rhymes to empower black girls

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Brazil’s protests, on and off the wall [photos]


Amid scandals, senior judge in Brazil suspends ex-president’s cabinet nomination

Protests across Brazil raise pressure on President Dilma Rousseff

Pickup soccer in Brazil has an allure all its own

In Brazil, streets of dancing cars and swagger

A laboratory for revitalizing Catholicism

After fire, some Brazilians fault a nation’s sense of fatalism

A brief but frantic struggle for victims of fire in Brazil

Frenzied scene as toll tops 200 in Brazil blaze


For Syrian refugee, finding a new home through perfume

Perspective: An epidemic of sexual assault on São Paulo public transit

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How the impeachment of Brazil’s president moved from crazy to possible

Zika-linked microcephaly costs are stressing an already strapped Brazil

In Brazil, reelected President Rousseff’s uphill economic battle has just begun

Brazil’s elections put the nation’s economic woes on full display

After World Cup, Brazil’s refugees host their own games

In Brazil, tent cities rise to protest World Cup construction

Brazil launches massive English language crash course for World Cup

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Protesters take to streets in Brazil

A button in Brazil may change a culture

Brazil turns to Catholic Church to quash crack epidemic

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Nine deaths reported after rival gangs battle in Brazilian prison

Brazil: Nearly half of women report being sexually harassed


FIFA waits to find out ‘scale of damage’ at venue

Thousands of workers on strike in Brazil

Brazil protesters keep up pressure on government

Protesters back in streets of Brazilian cities

Brazil government to perform crash tests after AP report


Severe year-long drought in São Paulo threatens water supply for eight million


Better the Dilma you know…

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In-depth: The Amazon


These hunter-gatherer tribes have mad video skills


I’ll give you an artist for an engineer: entrepreneurial bartering — A feature about Brazilian stop-motion animation studio Animaking, part of the New Pioneers series.


The Brazil B-school connection — An interview with Alfred Jaeger, Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour at McGill University, on what it means for Canada that the country sent 30 university presidents to Brazil on an “international education mission.”


Brazil ballot: Scores of foreigners run for office in local elections — Some 1,450 non-natives are in a race for city council posts, including mayor, in South America’s growing nation of immigrants.

Brazil transport: Mind the gap (PHOTOS) — Brazil’s overloaded infrastructure desperately needs an upgrade. Will the fixes come in time for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics?

Brazil’s anti-poverty plan threatened by global slump — The country struggles to make the most of its recent economic boom.

Brazil gets tough on foreign companies — The move has irked foreign investors — will they stay and pay, or take off?

Você fala inglês, Brasil? — Brazil learns to speak English: Along with the World Cup and the Olympics, English is coming to the Portuguese nation.

A story about Brazilian tribute bands, called Waxing Brazilian, appeared in the March 2011 issue of the magazine.

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Most stories appeared in the print magazine only.

A couple of pieces published online are an art preview about Marlon Wobst and a dance feature about Teatro Alfa.


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Designer Profile: Ronaldo Fraga — Introducing Brazil’s top talent.

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São Paulo Fashion Week blogs:

Top 10 Trends at São Paulo Fashion Week — Winter 2011

Day Six: Closing the Week with Cavalera

Day Six: Hats, Part Deux

Day Five: Fur Frenzy

Day Five: Leather and Lace, All Tied Up in a Neat Bow

Day Four: Hats (and Masks) Off to You!

Day Four: You’ve Got Male

Day Three: Cozying Up to Colcci

Day Three: Tip-Top Tailoring and a Comfy Old Sweater

Day Two: Backstage and on the runway with Amapô

Day Two: In Living Colour

Day One: Triton Takes Paris (Hilton)

Day One: A Winter Wonderland



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