Before it hosts the World Cup and the Summer Olympics, the city is taking aim at brothels long popular with tourists.
The places with a disproportionate impact on what gets made, admired, and sold.
For a show ostensibly about soccer, Capitales del Fútbol is extremely low on sports highlights.
Poor design and over-development have put our burgeoning urban centers at serious risk.
Who's been to more cities, you or 007?
One of the world's largest open-air landfills will be shuttered. What does that mean for the 1,700 people who worked there?
As the city prepares to host a number of global events, it still lacks the hotel space to meet the demand.
The country is struggling to stem the spread of the drug in its urban slums.
As iconic as anything above ground, these subway platforms leave riders with an added sense of the city they serve.
Love in the shadows of World Bike Day, and other news.
A dramatic glimpse of Rio's vibrant street culture, in miniature.
Rio grapples with a public urination problem during Carnival.
Londoners object to Brazil’s idea to build a promotional replica Christ the Redeemer statue for the Olympics.
Governments are struggling to move into gang-dominated slums in the cities of Latin America
After a failed first attempt, the city tries again
An international festival brings some clowns to town
Part art, part crosswalk, these wild walkways would look at home in a museum
The new film documents the problems and prospects of global urbanization