From Brazilian ghetto to Wall Street vigilante.
Looking Into Corrupt South Korean Family Owned Companies
UIJEONGBU, South Korea—On Aug. 1, Chey Tae-won, one of South Korea’s richest and best-connected men, will celebrate a $7.6 billion merger that consolidates his control over SK Group, a sprawling conglomerate whose businesses include oil refining, chemicals, telecommunications and the world’s second-largest manufacturer of memory chips.But there won’t be any...Read More
From Rio's Hillside Slums, Olympic Games Viewed As Missed Opportunity
PATH TO PROGRESS Residents of the impoverished favelas had hoped for plans to address Rio's inequality, but now some are decrying the 'exclusion Games.'Read More
When Olympic spectators opt for 'slum tourism,' who benefits?
Residents move about the slum 'Cidade de Deus,' or City of God, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 22.Read More
How A Favela Kid Became Brazil's Top Badminton Player
Ygor Coelho de Oliveira, Brazil's first Olympic competitor in men's badminton, stands inside the Miratus badminton school in Chacrinha, a favela on the western outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. His father started the program in 1998, and Mr. Coelho began playing at the age of 3.Read More
The Humble Roots Of Brazil's Golden Girl
Brazil's Rafaela Silva wins gold in Women's Judo 01:37Read More