In the musical "Gonzagão, A Lenda" ("Gonzaga, the Legend") by João Falcão, nine actors remember and portray the life and times of Luiz Gonzaga. Betto Arcos went to see the musical about the "King of Baião."
Brazil has a problem with mosquitoes, and the dengue fever they carry. In an effort to get a handle on the vectors, scientists are releasing swarms of genetically modifies mosquitoes they hope will get the population under control in time for the World Cup.
Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings during World War II. To mark the occasion, the UK Ministry of Defense has released historic photos taken from overhead in the initial minutes and hours of the invasion.
At the World Cup in Brazil, the pitches took a beating. But Brazil had a secret to beat that foot traffic and slide tackling — hardy, perennial ryegrass seed from Manitoba, Canada. Why wouldn't Canada have provided it to its own Women's World Cup?
The World's William Troop tells us about a musician from Brazil named Siba. He specializes in a kind of poetic street music that is popular in Brazil's northeastern corner. This is not samba, or bossa nova.
Violence is a fact of life in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but medical care is not, which is why the aid group, Doctors Without Borders, has stepped in to open the first emergency care clinic in a Rio slum
The Amazonian berry known as aï¿½aï¿½ is rapidly gaining popularity in the United States. Proponents tout its unsubstantiated health benefits. But the berry has a very different reputation back in Brazil. Reporter Kelley Weiss reports.