Category Archives: Brazil

The world’s most ambitious parenting program

Criança Feliz (Happy Child) is an ambitious new parent coaching program in Brazil. It teaches parents the importance of early childhood learning and development with the goal of fighting inequality. If it works, it might lift millions in Latin America’s … Continue reading

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Brazil: Well Educated, Elites Flee As Poor Bear The Brunt of Violence, Austerity — CHIMES MEDIA

Wealthy and educated Brazilians are fleeing Brazil as it becomes increasingly unsafe to live there. Severe economic problems are forcing the Government to adopt austerity measures. via Brazil: Well Educated, Elites Flee As Poor Bear The Brunt of Violence, Austerity — … Continue reading

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Fordlandia — Rough Diplomacy

In the late 1920s, the Ford Motor Company bought up millions of acres of land in Brazil. They loaded boats with machinery and supplies, and shipped them deep into the Amazon rainforest. Workers cut down trees and cleared the land … Continue reading

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We are all connected with nature: Nixiwaka Yawanawa at TEDxHackney

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Partying in South America: Brazil’s 6 Best Festivals — AllTheRooms Blog

← Back to ‘Best Party Cities Around the World` Heading to South America for a vacation? Don’t miss out on Brazil, the coastal country known for rich culture, sprawling cities, Amazon adventures, and great parties. The parties and events in … Continue reading

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How food — yes, food — can be a tool for social change — ideas.ted.com

Chef David Hertz is trying to build a movement that uses food to create jobs, increase empathy, and even address inequality. via How food — yes, food — can be a tool for social change — ideas.ted.com

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Brazilian judge to release jailed former president Lula, setting off legal and political uproar — National Post

The order was the latest twist in the tumultuous lead-up to Brazil’s presidential election in October. Even from prison, Lula leads the polls via Brazilian judge to release jailed former president Lula, setting off legal and political uproar — National Post

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Planar House by Studio MK27 – Faith is Torment

A minimalist residence with an imposing concrete roof covered in grass by Studio MK27. Located in Porto Feliz, Brazil the architects describe the house as “a radical exercise in horizontality”– an aspect often explored by the architectural studio in their projects. The … Continue reading

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Ex-Shaman – film review – Dirty Movies

Documentary reveals that the indigenous people of Brazil still face an old evil: the deconstruction of of their culture and beliefs through evangelisation Perpera lives his life completely surrounded by elements of modern civilisation. Film director and scriptwriter Luiz Bolognesi … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka To Join World’s Largest Maritime Exercise For First Time

Twenty-six nations including Sri Lanka, will participate at the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise, scheduled between June 27 to Aug. 2, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. This is the … Continue reading

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