Tag: <span>2016 Olympics</span>

In the Olympics’ Wake, Creating a Digital Memory of Rio’s Evictions

Last week, Brazilian journalist Natalia Viana went through one of her longest commutes in Rio de Janeiro. She started in the eastern neighborhood of Botafogo, where she directs the investigative […] Read More >

Mexican Federal Police Implicated in 2014 Student Disappearance

Top Story — Mexico’s Human Rights Commission on Thursday accused federal police agents of being involved in the 2014 disappearance of 43 students in Guerrero state. The group cited an […] Read More >

Amid Police Violence Against Brazil’s Black Population, a Protest Movement Grows

RIO DE JANEIRO — After celebrating 16-year-old Roberto de Souza Penha’s first paycheck on a late November night, Souza and his four friends were shot to death in their car […] Read More >

Chinese Premier Announces Multibillion-Dollar Deals With Brazil

Chinese officials announced on Tuesday a multibillion-dollar investment and loans package for Brazil, including substantial investments in the country’s crumbling infrastructure ahead of next summer’s Olympic games in Rio de […] Read More >

Rio de Janeiro Unable to Clean Polluted Bay Ahead of 2016 Olympics: Mayor

Top Story — Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes conceded Monday that the city would be unlikely to clean up the raw sewage and garbage in Guanabara Bay in time […] Read More >