June 29, 2016

100s of underwears litter Brazil’s Copacabana beach to protest rape

Hundreds of red and white pairs of underwear were scattered across Brazil’s most famous beach on Monday in a nationwide protest against rape. The protest on the beach comes after a 16-year-old girl revealed that she had been allegedly gang raped by more than 30 men in late May. She […]
June 29, 2016

Rio Olympics: Female body parts found in beach for volleyball games

Parts of a mutilated body have washed up on the sands of Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro just meters from where beach volleyball athletes will compete in the upcoming Olympics. The unsettling discovery is the latest as  the city deals with rising crime, a recession and exhausted state finances […]