Tag: Political News Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of the most fascinating, and misunderstood, aspects of Brazil’s modern image is its mind-boggling meme culture. Brazilians are famous for their prolific, oblique, and self-deprecating use of memes in almost any online context....
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign, twenty-one-year-old student and “favelado” (favela resident) Daniel Calarco will be heading to Columbia University this August to study International Relations, Human Rights, and Business. “When you grow up in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, June 26th, and Thursday, June 27th, the United Nations Talent Outreach Mission will be coming to Rio de Janeiro’s Palácio Itamaraty in search of talented Brazilians who are interested in working for...
Column by Henry Montalto, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Seemingly confirming one of Bolsonaro's presidential campaign promises, Brazil registered a 23 percent drop in its homicide rate for the first quarter of 2019. On the other hand, the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This past week saw Adam Reid, longtime Rio resident and CEO of Street Child United Brazil, receive the prestigious honor of Member of the British Empire (MBE) for his ongoing charity work in Rio...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, June 19th, and Thursday, June 20th, the “Petrobras Sinfônica” (Petrobras Symphony Orchestra) are returning to Rio with another performance in their “Série Álbuns” (album series) as they present their interpretation of one...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, June 15th, sees the return of one of Brazil’s musical greats, as Gilberto Gil plays a concert at the Vivo Rio arena in support of his 2018 album “OK OK OK.” Known for...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, June 15th, one of Rio’s most anticipated festivals returns to Marina da Glória. After the popular and critical success of 2018’s festival, Queremos! Festival is back, bringing with them a diverse musical...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Love is in the air this Wednesday, June 12th, as “Dia dos Namorados” (Lovers’ Day) comes around. Chosen for its proximity to St. Anthony’s Day, on June 13th, Dia dos Namorados is celebrated similarly...



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