For public art installations around the world, São Paulo artist Nele Azevedo casts human figures from ice and then lets them melt. The sight — and sound — of that melting is an experience in "impermanence," she says.
Thousands of Haitians left their country in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake. While many fled to the United States, others made the arduous journey south to Brazil. But after letting in more than 4,000 Haitian migrants, Brazil has toughened its immigration policy. Meanwhile, hundreds more wait at its border for the chance to get in.
A popular television crime show in Brazil has a reputation for being the first to arrive at the scene of crimes. Now police may have found out why. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from the BBC's Gary Duffy in Sao Paolo.
Instead of spending his Earth day out in the wilderness, Vice President Joe Biden held an event at a bus depot in Maryland. The event marks the second time in one week that the Obama administration brought transit policy to the fore.