Tag: South America

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design), a non-profit organization known for global cross-disciplinary talks and the slogan "Ideas Worth Spreading," announced its plans to hold the ...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - They may have dropped a place or two since last year but once again, Brazil’s two major cities, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, feature amongst the top fifteen...
By Donitra Clemons, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil is only in the 22nd position among 33 countries that have reported their data for economic growth in 2012 to date. It falls behind the BRICS peers (Russia, India,...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil has joined a new political-economic regional bloc that unites 33 countries from across Latin America and the Caribbean, but significantly does not include the United States or Canada....
Letter to the Editor Getting to where torturers practice their profession The list of agreements and international measures against torture is long, but this abhorrent practice is still a fact of life for thousands of people in all the countries of...
By Juliana Tafur, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – The year was 2005. The starting point was Pereira, Colombia and the final destination, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was the journey of a lifetime, of twelve hours of land travel...

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