Tag: African

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Of all Brazilian metropolises, São Paulo, enables multi-cultural encounters in all dimensions. Apart from the people of African origin who have long been in São Paulo as an enslaved working force, hordes of immigrants from...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thousands of Latin, African and Asian people have been clandestinely crossing Latin America from north to south for years in search of a better life, in an exodus of "Martians" that a group of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Haitian migrants who this week reached Honduras, on their way to the United States in a journey that began in Chile, denounced having been victims of abuses by authorities and "coyotes" in all the...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Casa do Jongo, an award-winning Afro-Brazilian cultural center located in the neighborhood of Madureira, in the Zona Norte (North Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, has reopened after briefly closing for...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While Rio is preparing itself for the Rock in Rio Festival in late September and early October, another music festival with big international guests is already on its way:...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Shootings related to the favelas of Rio de Janeiro are not unheard of, but the tragic incident that claimed the life of AfroReggae coordinator Evandro João da Silva last year had...



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