Category Archives: Brazil

There’s no point to samba if it doesn’t make you smile – Aletia

There is no point to samba if it doesn’t make you smile. – Alma Guillermoprieto See more photos here. via There is no point to samba if it doesn’t make you smile — Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources … Continue reading

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Moqueca Baiana (Brazilian Seafood Stew) — The Domestic Man

Moqueca is a fitting representation of Brazil’s diverse culinary background. There are several variations of this dish today, but Moqueca Baiana, from the Northeast state of Bahia, is one of the most interesting reflection of the traditions embedded in Brazilian … Continue reading

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After a wait of 33 years Portela is champion again — Rio the Guide

After a wait of 33 years Portela, one of Rio’s oldest and most iconic samba schools, is champion of Rio’s carnival again. And by the narrowest of margins of just point one of a point out of 270. Portela scored … Continue reading

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The Favela as a Community Land Trust: A Solution to Eviction and Gentrification? | RioOnWatch

Clique aqui para Português This is the second in a series of three articles summarizing reports on Brazilian housing law, organized by the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice at request… Source: The Favela as a Community Land Trust: A Solution … Continue reading

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Oscar’s too white, Carnival’s too black – DMovies – your platform for thought-provoking cinema

As Brazil prepares for Carnival, DMovies remembers Black Orpheus, the Oscar and cordial racism in Brazilian cinema and beyond Source: Oscar’s too white, Carnival’s too black – DMovies – your platform for thought-provoking cinema

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Counting Down to Carnival

The clock is ticking down to Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, the city’s first really big celebration since the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games. Rio de Janeiro is the most famous and the largest of Brazil’s carnival celebrations. In Rio … Continue reading

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Brazil races against time to save drought-hit city, dying crops | Reuters

Source: Brazil races against time to save drought-hit city, dying crops | Reuters

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Regional leaders console Brazil’s ex-President Lula – BBC News

The wife of Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is pronounced brain-dead. Source: Regional leaders console Brazil’s ex-President Lula – BBC News

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History of Samba and its African roots

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Brazil’s quilombos face eucalyptus giant in land war | Brazil | Al Jazeera

Source: Brazil’s quilombos face eucalyptus giant in land war | Brazil | Al Jazeera

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