WorldViews: Brazil


Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Does Edward Snowden’s offer to Brazil make him a hero or a traitor?

The NSA leaker offered to help resist U.S. spying in exchange for asylum.

By Max Fisher  |  10:06 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brazil

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Video: Meet the Brazilian woman whose life was just changed by the Supreme Court DOMA ruling

Michele Castro wanted to join her American spouse in the U.S. but was barred because they're both women.

By Max Fisher  |  01:13 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  America in Context, Brazil

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 06/21/2013

The two videos that explain Brazil's protest movement

A Brazilian filmmaker explains why she's boycotting the World Cup and another talks to protesters on the ground.

By Max Fisher  |  03:44 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Explaining Brazil's protest movement with photos and tweets

Brazil's largest protests in more than 20 years drew more than 100,000 demonstrators in several cities.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  04:46 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brazil

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Amazing point-of-view video shows what it feels like in the middle of Rio's massive protest

Can the demonstrations maintain their positive atmosphere?

By Max Fisher  |  02:39 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 01/28/2013

The Brazil nightclub fire in photos and tweets

Most of the 2,000 concertgoers were university students, AP reports, and many recorded the disaster on social media as it happened.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  05:45 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Could drug decriminalization save Brazil’s slums?

A new report argues that loosening drug laws could reduce crime and help poor communities.

By Max Fisher  |  03:04 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brazil, Latin America

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 01/12/2012

Amazon girl burned alive by loggers: one story among hundreds of unreported deaths

Loggers in Brazil captured an eight-year-old is from of one of the last uncontacted tribes.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:21 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Brazil, Amazon, uncontacted tribes, deforestation, loggers

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 01/05/2012

Brazil flooding triggers landslides (video)

 Heavy rains in southeast Brazil caused severe flooding on Wednesday, triggering landslides and leaving at least seven people dead.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:49 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Brazil, flooding, landslides

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Brazil oil: From jubilation to Chevron spill disaster (audio)

An undersea leak by Chevron spewed 3,000 barrels near Rio state.

By Juan Forero  |  11:01 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Brazil, Chevron, oil spills

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Brazil’s oil spill: Chevron ‘tried to make the accident less than it was’

An oil leak at a Chevron Corp. deep-water well off the coast of Rio de Janeiro coast this month is not going away.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:09 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Brazil, oil spill

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Irishman caught smuggling 72 cocaine bags in his intestines (photos)

Images have been released of the abdomen of an Irishman who was caught smuggling cocaine at an airport in Brazil.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  06:04 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World; drugs; Brazil; Ireland

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 09/19/2011

After cleft lip surgery, Brazilian girl sees new face for the first time (video)

A Brazilian girl sees new face for the first time after getting cleft lip surgery.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:03 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National; Multimedia; Brazil; cleft lip