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Stories with place: Recife
  • AP photographer reflects on 'bucket baby' in Brazil story has photos
    Updated: Feb-04-16 2:04 pm

    RECIFE, Brazil - The first time I met Solange Ferreira was in December. She was at a hospital, waiting to hear from a doctor whether her baby boy had what so many in her village were talking about - microcephaly, or an abnormally small head that could be a sign of severe disabilities and a truncated life-expectancy.

  • Uruguay has 'no qualms" playing at center of Zika outbreak story has photos
    Updated: Feb-04-16 1:58 pm

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Uruguay will go ahead with a World Cup qualifier scheduled next month in Recife, the Brazilian city at the center of an outbreak of the Zika virus.

  • AP photographer reflects on 'bucket baby' in Brazil 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 11:09 am

    RECIFE, Brazil - The first time I met Solange Ferreira was in December. She was at a hospital, waiting to hear from a doctor whether her baby boy had what so many in her village were talking about - microcephaly, or an abnormally small head that is a sign of severe disabilities and a truncated life-expectancy.

  • Life at Zika epicenter a struggle for afflicted family 
    Updated: Jan-29-16 2:18 am

    RECIFE, Brazil - Around the fifth month of her pregnancy, Daniele Ferreira dos Santos fell ill with a high fever and angry red splotches on her skin.