Category Archives: Brazil

Sao Paulo shrouded in darkness as Amazon rainforest continues to burn — Global News

According to Global News meteorologist Ross Hull, a few factors came together at “just the right moment” to place Sao Paulo under a shroud of darkness. Continue reading → via Sao Paulo shrouded in darkness as Amazon rainforest continues to burn … Continue reading

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Media Blackout on Brazil’s Anti-Bolsonaro Protests – Why are New York Times and Guardian downplaying resistance to Brazil’s far-right president? — Russia News Now

by Brian Mier August 13 protest against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Belo Horizonte, one of 211 cities where demonstrations took place (photo: Dowglas Silva). Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets of 211 cities on August 13 … Continue reading

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Evenings in Bahia — My Maddy Travel

I like to write late night when the words come to me. Somehow during the day they don’t arrive, instead they linger until a few hours after the sun has set over Trancoso and I sit quietly in my chalet … Continue reading

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Brazilian man, who tried to escape prison dressed as daughter, found hanged in cell — Canoe

RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found dead in his cell on Tuesday, after apparently having hanged himself, Rio de Janeiro state … Continue reading

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Brazilian Non-profit Tags Clothes for Workplace Abuse Using Blockchain — scoreit.online

The Brazilian non-profit Alinha Institute has launched their Alinha Tag, aiming to inform customers of the labor conditions of the workshops that produced their clothes. As per a Cointelegraph Brasil report from July 3, the new Alinha Tag is especially … Continue reading

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Olinda: To Carnival Or Not to Carnival — Lisa Dorenfest

After 13 months of ‘full-on awesome’, sailing 11,853.7 nautical miles across two oceans, and visiting 11 countries along our way, we needed a break. We’d arrived in Brazil but the blog was still in South Africa, waiting patiently to share … Continue reading

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Divine Love (2019) — Eternality Tan

Gabriel Mascaro continues his rise as one of Brazil’s most audacious filmmakers with this provocative and confident take on religion, sex and bureaucracy, set in the not-so-distant future. via Divine Love (2019) — Eternality Tan

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President of Brazil threatens to censor show business — Hunter Goddard

On Thursday, Brazilian politician Jair Bolsonaro, a military officer whose conservative populism got him sworn in as president in January, threatened to end Agência Nacional do Cinema (ANCINE), the federal film agency, for being too liberal, according to The Hollywood … Continue reading

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Samba School Parade order for 2020 — Rio the Guide

The main parades of the Grupo Especial samba schools will next take place in Rio de Janeiro on the nights of Sunday, 23 February and Monday, 24 February 2020. The 13 schools scheduled to parade and the order: Sunday, 23 … Continue reading

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COME ON GUYS, PELE’S NOT DEAD — City of Champions

I’ll admit, when I first saw people on twitter saying Pele was dead I was taken aback. I mean, he’s arguably the best footballer ever. Heck, he might even be the best athlete ever. He was a global phenomenon, his … Continue reading

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