Monthly Archives: October 2016

Visit: SESC Pompéia

Originally posted on Brazilian Concrete:
This disused industrial warehouse was renovated in 1982 to create a new cultural and sports complex. The design was treated as two parts, the existing factory buildings and the new-build concrete towers, connected by the…

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Brazil Preparing To Release Millions Of Factory-bred Mosquitoes

Naijaroko Scientists in Brazil are preparing to release millions of factory-bred mosquitoes in an attempt to wipe out their distant cousins that carry tropical diseases. The insects’ method: have sex and then die. British firm Oxitec says its genetically modified … Continue reading

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Leo L’arte Gelato Italiano-Rio de Janeiro

Originally posted on Kelsey J:
Even in the dead of winter, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil can be warm and sultry. The only thing to relieve you is the brisk ocean breeze and cold gelato. Leo L’arte Gelato Italiano is a…

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Brazilian Days (300): October 27

Brazilian Days 300 October 27 . DAY OF: —- BRAZILIAN HISTORY: 1831 Graduation of the first baccharels of Law in Brazil. The group consisted of five candidates, of which Antonio Simoens da Sil… Source: Brazilian Days (300): October 27

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Brazilian Prosecutors: Crossing the Line?

Originally posted on AULA Blog:
By Fabio Kerche* PSB Nacional 40 / Flickr / Creative Commons Brazil’s Federal Prosecutors – treated as heroes by parts of Brazilian society and the mainstream press – have become so powerful and aggressive that…

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https://beesleybob.wordpress.com/2016/10/22/lego-lego-and-more-lego/

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http://freespeechtwentyfirstcentury.com/2016/10/26/mosquito-army-released-in-zika-fight-in-brazil-colombia/

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https://thebkblogs.wordpress.com/2016/10/26/uktv-purpose/

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From Belém to a new Brasília: Brazil’s cities in the 1950s – in pictures

Originally posted on Julian Worker Travel Writing:
As a young man, Marcel Gautherot abandoned his architecture studies in Paris to travel the world as a photographer. He became best known for his documentation of the construction of Brazil’s new capital…

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Brazil’s Generation Discontent – By Catherine Osborn October 26, 2016 — Just Sayin’

An Effort to Make Fringe Politics Mainstream Brazil is anything but calm. Shortly after the end of the summer Olympics, the Senate impeached President Dilma Rousseff and removed her from office. This came about after a corruption probe revealed widespread … Continue reading

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