Category Archives: Brazil

Brazil’s Domestic Workers — Edge of Humanity Magazine

Photographer Andre Penteado is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. These images are from his project ‘Maid 2009-2013‘. To see Andre’s body of work click on any image. André Penteado was born in Brazil in … Continue reading

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Translation: “André Wants a Shag”. A short story by Julia Wähmann — Nomadic Permanence: Rob Packer’s Blog

Julia Wähmann was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1982. She has written for the online magazine Ornitorrinco since 2014. In 2015, she published the standalone short stories, “Diário de Moscou” (“Moscow Diary”, Megamíni/ 7Letras) and “André quer transar” (“Andre … Continue reading

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Rio 2016: Usain Bolt press conference features singing journalists, samba dancers — Global News

Three-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt transformed a news conference into a show on Monday, showing his fancy footwork with a group of samba dancers. via Rio 2016: Usain Bolt press conference features singing journalists, samba dancers — Global News

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JR Installs Giant Athletes Interacting With the City of Rio | Colossal

French artist JR just unveiled two new works in Rio ahead of the 2016 Olympics that depict enormous athletes interacting with the city. The first depicts Cologne-based, Sudanese high jumper Mohamed Younes Idriss hurdling over a 25-story apartment complex in … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff on Her Impeachment Trial, the Olympics and Zika — TIME

‘I have the conviction that I can win’ via Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff on Her Impeachment Trial, the Olympics and Zika — TIME

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‘Beautiful’ beach volleyball arena opens on Copacabana Beach — OlympicTalk

The beach volleyball arena on famed Copacabana Beach is sure to be among the most vibrant venues of the 2016 Olympics. via ‘Beautiful’ beach volleyball arena opens on Copacabana Beach — OlympicTalk

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What makes Brazilian mid-century furniture design so Brazilian? Material, maker, and means of production. via Brazilianness —

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Brazil’s Largest Newspaper Commits Major Journalistic Fraud to Boost Interim President Temer — Idler on a hammock

ONE OF THE looming mysteries during the last several months of Brazil’s political crisis (as The Intercept has repeatedly noted) has been the complete absence of polling data from the country’s largest media outlets and polling firms. The lower house … Continue reading

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World Pele weds again at age 75 — wogyeshon.com

Legendary Brazilian footballer, Edson Arantes do Nascimento (alias Pele) married for the third time at a small ceremony in Sao Paulo on Saturday evening. The 75-year former Santos star wed his girlfriend of six years, Marcia Cibele Aoki in the … Continue reading

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Brazilian Literature, in Translation — Bruna Dantas Lobato

I’m thrilled to share my translation of Caio Fernando Abreu’s “Beauty, a Terrible Story” in the new issue of Words Without Borders, “Brazil Beyond Rio.” When I first came across Abreu’s work (ten years ago, in a high school classroom), … Continue reading

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