Eye on Rio
Stories from the host city of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games
The Olympics were supposed to elevate the health of Rio de Janeiro. Instead, the risk of Zika makes proceeding with the games “negligent in the extreme.”
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.
When everything that can go wrong looks like it actually will, how much of a future can the Olympics have?
Celebrity chefs are piloting a program to donate surplus food to local communities during the competition in Rio de Janeiro.
Human Rights Watch has uncovered some of the most damning evidence yet against police-involved killings in the host state of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Those in greatest need of basic amenities are nowhere near the biggest infrastructure investments happening in preparation for the 2016 Games.