Brazilian Woman Accused of Child Abuse for Video of Her Twerking with Toddler
Brazilian Woman Accused of Child Abuse for Video of Her Twerking with Toddler
By Raquel Reichard | 07/27/2016 - 10:36

Facebook is in a frenzy because of a viral video of a Brazilian woman playfully twerking with a toddler.


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Black Lives Matter Protesters Will Be Present in Rio Before the Olympics
Black Lives Matter Activists Will Protest Police Brutality in Rio Before the Olympics
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/20/2016 - 12:08

As the Black Lives Matter movement fights on in the United States, it's important to recognize that Americans aren't the only ones who face police brutality.


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How Brazil's Zika Outbreak Pushed Women to Challenge the Country's Abortion Ban
How Brazil's Zika Outbreak Pushed Women to Challenge the Country's Abortion Ban
By Raquel Reichard | 07/20/2016 - 11:46

Brazilians who have tested positive for Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that can be transmitted from parent to fetus and can cause microcephaly, are unable to terminate their pregnancies because of the country’s st


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Eight Girls Rescued From Sex Trafficking in Pre-Olympic Rio Sweep
8 Girls Rescued From Sex Trafficking in Pre-Olympic Rio Sweep
By Raquel Reichard | 07/12/2016 - 09:09

Eight girls were rescued from a sex trafficking ring near the main Olympic hub in Rio de Janeiro, police said Sunday.


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Horrific: Body Parts Wash Up By Rio's Olympic Beach Volleyball Site
Horrific: Body Parts Wash Up by Rio's Olympic Beach Volleyball Site
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/30/2016 - 11:35

If things weren't looking bad enough for Rio leading up to the Olympics this August, this surely doesn't help matters.


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Miss Bumbum Contestant Paralyzed Below Waist After Suicide Attempt
Brazil's Miss Bumbum Contestant Paralyzed Below Waist After Suicide Attempt
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/17/2016 - 12:24

Debora Dantas, model and former contestant of Brazil's Miss Bumbum competition, is paralyzed from the waist down after attempting suicide.


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Brazilians Cover a Rio Beach With Underwear to Protest Rape Culture
Brazilians Cover a Rio Beach With Underwear to Protest Rape Culture
By Raquel Reichard | 06/09/2016 - 10:05

Brazilians came together at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Monday to place hundreds of red underwear on the sand in protest of violence against women following the alleged gang rape of a teenage girl,


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5 Campaigns for Black Lives in Latin America
5 Campaigns for Black Lives in Latin America
By Raquel Reichard | 06/03/2016 - 12:50

Black Lives Matter has become the rallying cry for the latest chapter in a long struggle for Black liberation in the United States.


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Brazilian Teen Girl Speaks Out About Brutal Gang Rape
Brazilian Teen Girl Speaks Out About Brutal Gang Rape
By Raquel Reichard | 06/01/2016 - 09:29

On an evening weekend in a Rio de Janeiro favela, a 16-year-old girl planned to visit her boyfriend.


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