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Stun grenades, tear gas used to repel police trying to occupy Brazil’s parliament in pension reform protest — National Post

Hundreds of police unions stormed congress in Brasilia, breaking the windows of the main entrance of the legislature and clashing with congressional guards via Stun grenades, tear gas used to repel police trying to occupy Brazil’s parliament in pension reform protest … Continue reading

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Strange story| Family discovered strange encrypted books and alien hunter sculpture after son disappeared – Buzzy.ph | Balita Ngayon | Philippine Entertainment Portal

Balita Ngayon| A young man of 24 years old, disappeared in Acre-Brazil and left in his room alchemy manuscripts and a statue of $20000 of a philosopher Source: Strange story| Family discovered strange encrypted books and alien hunter sculpture after … Continue reading

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Mocidade share 2017 Carnival title with Portela | Brazil the Guide

After lodging an appeal with the League of Samba Schools, that are responsible for the parade of the top samba schools, it was decided that Mociade should share the title of champions of the 2017 c… Source: Mocidade share 2017 … Continue reading

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Video] Carnival of Rio – samba dancers are getting ready 💃🏽🕺🏽 — Pura Vida Expedition

Video Rio’s samba dancers getting reading for the next “Bloco” (Show). Carnival of Brazil via [Video] Carnival of Rio – samba dancers are getting ready 💃🏽🕺🏽 — Pura Vida Expedition

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Brazil’s Terra Ronca Caves Look Incredible (10 Photos) «TwistedSifter

In São Domingos, Brazil, you will discover one of the largest collections of caves and grottoes in South America Source: Brazil’s Terra Ronca Caves Look Incredible (10 Photos) «TwistedSifter

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Fruits of the Brazilian Street Market – Sakerinha

Something that I absolutely love about living in Brazil is the availability of such a delicious range of ‘exotic’ fruits and juices. There’s a street market next to my apartment b… Source: Fruits of the Brazilian Street Market – Sakerinha

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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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