Category Archives: Brazil

Olympic flame arrives in Brazil (video) — OlympicTalk

“Brazil is ready to host the most successful Olympics in history,” Brazil’s embattled president said. via Olympic flame arrives in Brazil (video) — OlympicTalk

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Brazil’s Rousseff rallies anti-impeachment crowd —

By AFP Brazil’s embattled leftist President Dilma Rousseff vowed at a protest Sunday to go down fighting ahead of what could be her final full week in power before impeachment. Thousands of people attended May Day rallies organized by labor … Continue reading

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Massive Coral Reef Discovered in the Amazon River — FOX40

American and Brazilian researchers collected this sample of coral. (Courtesy: Lance Willis/UGA) (CNN) — The Amazon River, known for its array of wildlife from pink dolphins to flesh-eating piranhas, has revealed a new treasure — a massive coral reef that … Continue reading

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2 dead after bike lane collapses in Brazil Olympic city — Global News

An oceanfront stretch of an elevated bike lane built ahead of the Olympic Games collapsed on Thursday when it was hit by a strong wave, killing at least two people, Rio de Janeiro authorities said. via 2 dead after bike lane … Continue reading

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And after Dilma goes? — news and views

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff isn’t accused of participating in the Lava Jato scandal. There is zero evidence linking her to this. Instead, she is accused of allowing a misleading presentation of the budget deficit by including funds from state-owned banks. … Continue reading

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Impeachment — Deafer than blind

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New on 500px : Pico do Açu by valterpatrial by valterpatrial — Chae H. Bae – Blog

No topo do Açu, Parque nacional da Serra dos Órgãos – Parnaso. Açu é uma palavra de origem tupi e significa – grande, maior ou enorme. http://www.parnaso.tur.br/ via 500px http://ift.tt/1SeOTMa via New on 500px : Pico do Açu by valterpatrial by valterpatrial … Continue reading

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Brasilia — unescopostcardsblog

Brief description Brasilia, a capital created in the centre of the country in 1956, was a landmark in the history of town planning. Urban planner Lucio Costa and architect Oscar Niemeyer intended that every element – from the layout of … Continue reading

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Brazil Announces Exhibition Theme for 2016 Venice Biennale — Archy Naija

Responding to curator Alejandro Aravena’s theme “Reporting from the front,” the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo has selected Washington Fajardo to present an exhibition titled “JUNTOS.” The project for the Brazilian pavilion will highlight stories of people who have fought … Continue reading

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5 of Rio’s Top Carnival Samba Schools – Meerkat Travel Gang

As we had plenty to say about the city of Rio during Carnival, we thought it only smart to divvy up the samba school parade into it’s own post because we have way too many photos to share. We had … Continue reading

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