Stories about Brazil from August, 2016
"It is this determination that they show against all odds. I love the athletes in this team as if they were my own children."
Closed off to tourists since 2003, the trail to Brazil's highest mountain is set to reopen in 2018, managed by the indigenous peoples themselves.
"The decision of judge Olavo Zampol Júnior is another shameful and monstrous episode of judicial violence against the victims of military police."
"The rarest Pokémons are found in avenues outside downtown though, so we drive without distractions while the user catches them."
CrowdVoice.by enables activists and grassroots organizations to collaboratively curate media related to their causes.
One forward-thinking Bahia-born journalist hatches an online gift economy project with an important difference — it's exclusively for women.
With all the attention being lavished on Rio, the city's poor have been largely sidelined. But one organization is hoping to give them a bit of a leg up.
"They said judo wasn't for me, that was a embarrassment for my family. Now I'm an Olympic champion in my own home".
Mexico and Latin America will be able to follow Rio's 2016 Olympic Games on digital media -- a novelty for the region and a loss for Open TV.
"I think funk is repressed because it has so much potential to turn people into political actors...”