After decades in isolation without an education, former leprosy colony residents attend classes through a new pilot program.
As new infectious diseases spread worldwide, specialists race to curb the increase of new leprosy cases in Brazil. The lack of expertise leaves locals susceptible to the most severe strains of leprosy.
As the number of COVID-19 victims rises in Brazil, messaging from the country's leaders and inadequate testing have led to denial and undercounting of COVID-19 deaths.
Coronavirus patients in remote areas of Brazil are waiting to take risky flights to get intensive care. When planes arrive to these regions, doctors and nurses on board must provide care in the air.
Edna Shanenawa is the first woman to be chief of the Shanenawa people. She is the seventh interviewee in the series, "Voices of the Forest."
The fourth episode of this series features Sabá Marinho, who recounts the creation of the Alliance between rubber tappers and indigenous peoples.
Pedro Xapuri, who joined Chico Mendes' cause, is the sixth interviewee in this series.
Toya Manchineri lived through slavery in Brazil's rubber plantations. He's the fifth interviewee in the series "Voices of the Forest."
Gomercindo Rodrigues, a lawyer for social movements in the Brazilian Amazon, is the eighth to be interviewed in this series.
Rubber-tappers, Brazil nut collectors, and Indigenous peoples are resisting environmental destruction on the banks of the Roosevelt River, in one of the last tracts of continuously preserved forest in the region.
A reporting team traveled along more than 1,700 kilometers of roads and waterways to see the places where Marechal Rondon and former American President Theodore Roosevelt explored.
President Jair Bolsonaro has revived a plan, conceived in the 1970s, to extend the BR-163 highway, the main soy corridor in Brazil, north to the border with Suriname.