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Rio Olympics
Mega-events and oil exploration were supposed to bring prosperity – instead, Rio de Janeiro is struggling to pay its debts.
The island’s first gold medal is a source of pride and hope amid financial and health woes.
From rugby to judo, the visibility of Brazil’s out Olympians is a win in the fight against homophobia.
It’s easy to be constantly frustrated in Rio de Janeiro. Just follow these steps.
The same trait that got Brazil into this Olympic-sized mess will also (eventually) lead them out, writes AQ’s editor-in-chief.

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