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‘Now we can be happy again’: Rio’s dazzling Carnival returns

‘Now we can be happy again’: Rio’s dazzling Carnival returns

Rio’s top samba schools have begun putting on their delayed Carnival parades, their first after a hiatus caused by the COVID-19-pandemic.

  • by David Biller and Mauricio Savarese

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Rio's Carnival: Hot and sweaty in $400 costumes

Rio's Carnival: Hot and sweaty in $400 costumes

Our instructions – only in Portuguese – include how we must dress, how we must behave, and how we must respect the hierarchy of the school during the parade.

  • by Lia Timson
Why Chile’s president moved into a high-crime Santiago suburb

Why Chile’s president moved into a high-crime Santiago suburb

The 36-year-old campaigned on improving services and reducing income inequality. Now he is putting his belongings where his mouth is.

  • by Eduardo Thomson