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By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After a month of few major incidents across the host cities in Brazil, military police responded with force in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, July 13th as the 2014...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Widespread protests marked Brazil's Independence Day celebrations yesterday. The national holiday, typically celebrated with military parades in the streets of state capitals and numerous cities throughout the country, instead...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As hosts Brazil defeated world champion Spain in the Final of 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup on Sunday, June 30th, protests continued around Rio's famed Maracanã Stadium. Although smaller than...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The protests throughout Brazil erupted to a remarkable scale, largely fueled by social media and citizen journalists who are taking to the streets and capturing images. Through digital cameras and...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A commemoration by the military of Brazil’s 1964 military coup ended in chaos yesterday after it was hijacked by activists demonstrating on behalf of the people who...
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