October 29, 2014

BY SHANNON SIMS, OZY The victory speeches are over, Dilma Rousseff’s re-election secured. Now most Brazil observers have turned to other matters — namely, what the 66-year-old former re...


October 28, 2014

Walking up the driveway, her dad waves me in from the front door with a lavender rubber glove on his hand, 'Sorry! I was in the backyard!' He walks me in through the Tuscan courtyard in the middle of the house, complete with a bubbling fountain and dripping vines....


October 27, 2014

And today, exactly one week after a stunning performance on a world stage, my photographer and I sit around casually with Simone and her father, Ron. Though it’s a school night, we sit for a whole three hours — time that, in a few years, will be worth millions.


October 23, 2014

“We weren’t sure what to do, so we thought, ‘Why not build an airplane?’ ”


October 7, 2014

Looking for guilt-free chocolate? Well, maybe there’s no such thing, but if you source it to Brazil’s Bahia state, chances are good that you at least won’t be contributing to the destruction of tropical forestland. Link

October 3, 2014

'Allow us to introduce you to the white button, the cop-out vote that gets added to the winner’s tally ... and just could be a factor in the outcome.' Link

October 3, 2014

What do you do once you’ve beaten Michael Phelps’ record? At 16 years old?

October 2, 2014

Tchelly, 33, is a leader of a new movement to bring organic food to the slums of Rio de Janeiro. Link


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