The photographer Marc Ohrem-Leclef documents the effects of forced evictions in the favelas.
What do you do when you’re competing for a country that might disappear? You dance.
Small countries rise to the top when we control for population, GDP, and size of Olympic delegation.
A few radical ideas to reform the games.
The artist JR is installing gargantuan portraits of divers and high-jumpers leaping around the city.
Critics say the $3.1 billion Line 4 project prioritizes access to wealthy neighborhoods, neglecting the rest of the city’s transit needs.
As the government breaks its pledge to clean waterways, one community shows how it can be done.
How a chance to remake the city for ordinary Brazilians ended up lining the pockets of the rich instead.
The Brazilian city like you've never seen it. Really.
Ideas that help distinguish the service from a regular old bus.
The school Spin Rocinha teaches young Brazilians how to DJ, no charge.
Social media projects in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo illuminate the lives of the homeless in Brazil's biggest cities—without value judgments.
It surely wouldn't work, but this plan to address Brazil's housing crisis is a good example of dreaming big.
While concerns about sex tourists dominate the headlines, the bigger threat for Rio's sex workers may be the local police force.
From soccer-themed public art projects to social unrest, the FIFA tournament is already visible all over the country.
The police department's once-lauded pacification program appears to be unraveling.
Athletes and civilians alike are worried about contracting diseases in Brazil's feces-laden bay.
Not all soccer fans can afford a swanky hotel by the beach. Property owners in some of Rio's slums are taking advantage.