Government, health organizations fight to shield indigenous people from getting and spreading the disease.
Construction for the 2016 Games is behind schedule, and concerns about traffic and economic fairness arise.
The game results were a worst-case scenario for Brazilians’ rooting interests. The cost of the event was high. But they still enjoyed the party.
With its national team in the World Cup final, Argentina’s political and economic woes are no match for soccer glory
On Rio’s Copacabana beach, Brazil fans watch their team crash out in the World Cup third-place match while Argentines party in anticipation of their country’s final matchup vs. Germany.
Fans watching on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro react to the 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semifinals with some fighting, but more quiet disbelief.
An armed gang loots a Samsung factory in Brazil and makes off with millions of dollars’ worth of cellphones, tablets and other devices.
Soccer and street art are important parts of Brazilian identity. This year’s World Cup brought them together.
Hope turns to despair as country wonders if its team can rebound from the loss of its star.
As their national team moves closer to a record sixth World Cup title, Brazilians are feeling less joyful over wins than anxious over the stakes.
Brazil vs. Argentina, one of the great ongoing battles in world soccer, could reach new heights with the prospect of a meeting for the World Cup title.
Brazilian fans watching their country’s World Cup round-of-16 game are put through the wringer.
Demonstrations that threatened to disrupt World Cup have given way to happy tourists and celebration.
Fans from Brazil’s neighbor and soccer rival are joined by others from Chile, Mexico and more to give a thoroughly Latin accent to the event.
Tents, sublets and even overpriced hostels are keeping many dreams alive.
World Cup travelogue: In Salvador, fans express their loyalties in various ways and at various volumes.
It seemed the whole world was represented on the opening day of games in Recife. And despite logistical difficulties, they seemed to be having a good time.
The World Cup host country’s economic disparities remain, but soccer remains a unifying force.
A young adult paraplegic wearing an exoskeleton suit will open World Cup.