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Portuguese-speaking Angola plans to intensify relations with Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After East Timor, which also speaks Portuguese, approached Brazil a few weeks ago, African Angola is now also signaling...

Brazil ratifies a mobility agreement between Portuguese-speaking countries

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian government ratified the mobility agreement that promises to facilitate granting visas, residence permits and the circulation of...

A traditional priority for its military, Brazil’s presence in international peace missions plummets

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The days when blue-helmeted UN troops paraded in armored cars through Haitian shanty towns or manned frigates in the...

Brazil’s high school exam can be a door-opener to Portuguese universities and beyond

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Created in 1998 as a performance assessment of Brazilian students, the National High School Exam (ENEM) gradually took on...

Confront your colonial past, Council of Europe tells Portugal

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Europe’s top human rights group said on Wednesday, March 24th, that Portugal must do more to confront its colonial...

Portugal to Present Literary Award to Brazilian Writer Chico Buarque, Despite Bolsonaro Demurrer

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Portugal's Ministry of Culture is trying to be diplomatic after President Jair Bolsonaro declared that he would not sign...

Brazil Congress Considers Repeal of Agreement Unifying Portuguese Orthography

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A committee in the Brazil's Lower House discussed yesterday, September 3rd, a request to repeal the orthographic agreement signed...

FESTLIP 2010 Theater Festival

By Maíra Amorim, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – The first festival to promote a theatrical connection between Portuguese speaking countries, Festlip’s (Festival de...

Lusowhat?

This week we published a story about the FESTLIP festival, and it took me back to last year when I learned a new word...

São Tomé and Príncipe elections: Brazil’s ambassador in Angola leads CPLP observation mission

Brazil's ambassador in Angola, Rafael Vidal, is the leader of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) election observation mission to the upcoming legislative...

Liverpool owner shows interest and could buy rights to Brazilian soccer giant

Liverpool could make a common cause with a significant Brazilian club shortly. Fenway Sports Group, one of the most significant powers in English and European...

Uruguay, the unpunished fiscal lair of Odebrecht

By Fabián Werner/Sudestada* Uruguay was the ideal tax shelter to support a money laundering system that benefited many of the politicians and businessmen involved in...

I like the sea: when Chile challenged the United States

By Marcelo Contreras RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Commander Juan López Lermanda opens the envelope on the high seas and reads the brief order from...

São Paulo’s Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in Brazil named in Forbes’ list of 20 best world hospitals

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This prestigious position was also recognized by AméricaEconomía in its 2020 ranking of Clinics and Hospitals, in which Israelita...

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