There are no cashiers. No cash registers. No computers to ring up bills and no credit card machines. Instead, there is just a bowl, into which people drop voluntary cash amounts. Remarkably, the honor system is working, says Curto Café’s owner.
American journalist Glenn Greenwald has had a busy time, launching a new Brazil version of his website The Intercept and lambasting the media coverage of US election scandals, from his perch in Rio de Janeiro.
Carlos Alberto was the captain of Brazil's World Cup-winning team in 1970, one of the best soccer squads ever. He was also a humble defender who led a bunch of attacking superstars like Pelé to glory in Mexico City.
The Trump brand might seem like a hard sell these days — especially in Latin America. But a couple of years ago, Brazilian businessman Paulo Figueiredo Jr. backed an ambitious project: building South America’s first Trump hotel.
Taking a page from the Bronx’s Hip-Hop Boulevard, Rio raptivists are lobbying city hall to make good on a plan to dedicate a public square to the urban genre they say saved them from thug life in the favelas.
It's Carnival time and that means it's party time in many places around the globe. Brazil's version is said to be the biggest and wildest in the world. So for our Geo Quiz, we're looking for the name of Rio de Janeiro's top Carnival parade venue.
If you've ever been to Rio de Janeiro, then you've seen the towering statue of Jesus Christ the Redeemer. It is rivaled by one in Cochabamba, Bolivia. But for today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for a place in Poland that claims to best them both.
A gang of fair-haired women are believed to be have been kidnapping female shoppers and maxing out their credit cards. The police say the gang is responsible for at least 50 kidnappings in Sao Paulo and in Rio de Janeiro since their spree began in 2008.