Hamilton Nolan · 06/10/14 01:25PM

Transit workers in Brazil will vote tomorrow on whether to resume a strike that has brought gridlock to Sao Paulo. The day after that, the World Cup begins, in Sao Paulo. Lol. Sports!

Sarah Hedgecock · 06/04/14 02:40PM

Carlos Valentin reacts after learning that tickets for some of Brazil's World Cup soccer games are sold out, as he stands outside São Paulo's Ibirapuera Gym with other fans hoping to buy tickets on Wednesday. Tickets for the opener sold out as fans lined up in the cold to try to buy what was left for the other matches. Image via Nelson Antoine/AP.

Sarah Hedgecock · 05/16/14 10:15AM

Hundreds of demonstrators protest against money spent on the World Cup preparations in São Paulo, Brazil, on Thursday before clashing with police. Image via Andre Penner/AP.

Adam Weinstein · 05/13/14 04:34PM

Are you going to the World Cup next month in Rio? You're probably gonna get robbed. And if you get robbed, for the love of God, don't scream, because you'll just get your damn fool self killed. As one elite cop in the city says: "There is no use crying over spilt milk."

Sarah Hedgecock · 03/04/14 10:55AM

[Performers from the Uniao da Ilha do Governador samba school parade during Carnaval celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Tuesday, the final day of festivities. Image via Silvia Izquierdo/AP.]

Gabrielle Bluestone · 01/26/14 06:48PM

[Brazilian protestors staged a toilet sit-in on Ipanema beach today to protest the city's substandard sanitation. Much of the city's sewage currently flows untreated into Rio's waterways, although the state government has pledged to update its system before the 2016 Olympics. Image by Felipe Dana via AP.]

Cord Jefferson · 11/27/13 01:18PM

A significant portion of the stadium meant to house the World Cup's opening match in Sao Paulo next year was destroyed in a crane collapse today, killing three people. Brazil is hastily attempting to complete its 12 World Cup venues by FIFA's end-of-year deadline. Six stadiums reportedly remain unfinished.