Main menu

Pandemic Heroes: Brazil’s Thiago Firmino

June 01, 2020

This profile is part of a series on the healthcare workers, scientists and community leaders making a difference during the coronavirus crisis If you go up Santa Marta hill in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, you get a treat: the most amazing view of the famous statue of Christ and the Sugar Loaf, and you can take a selfie with a statue of Michael Jackson, who filmed parts of his “They Don’t Care About Us” video there Jackson became possibly the first international superstar to go up the narrow lanes, unpaved passages, and cramped corners of the stacked bare zinc-roof cabins that make up...

Read this article on the Americas Quarterly website. | Subscribe to AQ.