Flora Charner

Flora Charner is a multimedia journalist based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and New York. She covers a range of topics, including politics, social inclusion and poverty. She is a contributor to Al Jazeera English, the Associated Press and America’s Quarterly.

Stories By Flora Charner

A Man, a Van and the World Cup’s Craziest Plan

When Miguel Peña and three broke friends began a 5,000-mile road trip to the World Cup final, nothing—not torrential floods, thieves, or unconscionable referees—could derail their dream.

Spokesman of the Slums

In the midst of fierce battles between drug kingpins and police, one tweeting teenager emerges as the most reliable reporter from inside Brazil’s infamous favelas.