Category Archives: Brazil

Sending Brazil’s Lula to prison is nonsense — The Transnational

By Jonathan Power April 10, 2018 President Barack Obama said that the then president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva, was “the most popular president on earth”. Now, while fighting for a new term in office, he has been … Continue reading

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How Facebook can survive without the West’s advertising money — Quartz

In the ever-deepening wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, where nearly 90 million Facebook users had their data unknowingly harvested by the data company hired by the Trump campaign, the social network has been under increasing scrutiny. There are calls … Continue reading

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Under Threat of Military Coup, Brazil’s Supreme Court Sends Lula to Prison | Radio Free

Source: Under Threat of Military Coup, Brazil’s Supreme Court Sends Lula to Prison | Radio Free

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Bumba Boi da Maioba 2014_Sotaque de Matraca_Praia Grande S. Luis MA,25/06/2014. 1/2

Bumba Boi da maioba, tradicional Bumba Boi com sotaque da ilha, ou de Matracas, em sua apresentação no Largo da casa do Maranhão na Praia Grande em São Luis do Maranhão em 25/06/2014

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OMG WE ARE IN BRAZIL AND IT’S UNDERRATED!!!

 

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Random Facts You Don’t Know About Brazil… Until You’re In Brazil — Jersioca

I’ve implied before (and will do so again) that in the US we don’t really know much about Brazil except that it exists. Maybe they speak Spanish, and the capital is possibly Buenos Aires. There’s a big statue of Christ … Continue reading

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Funny Scenes With Miniatures Figures (Fubiz) — Bailey Street Design

Renan Viana is a brazilian artist and photographer based in Sao Paulo. With the help of miniature figures, he creates amusing and offbeat scenes by combining objects that are used daily. Eggs, cakes, shoes or powder, Renan uses everything he … Continue reading

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Bi-oceanic Train Will Join Ports in Brazil and Peru

The project for the construction of a bi-oceanic train that will join ports in Brazil and Peru and will go through Bolivia. Source: Bi-oceanic Train Will Join Ports in Brazil and Peru

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Evil rat stars in political Rio parade

Beija Flor samba school wins Rio Carnival with a show sharply criticising corruption in Brazil. Source: Evil rat stars in political Rio parade

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A drop of bleach in the gene pool – The Mex Files

Although this 1895 painting is by a Brazilian artist, it illustrates quite effectively the Latin American elites ideas about race and  national identity. At the time, both in the Anglo north, and Latin south, Social Darwinism was accepted science and the … Continue reading

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