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Brazil father mourns son as coronavirus toll rises

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may think the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t that big of a deal. But don’t tell that to a Rio taxi driver whose son succumbed to the disease (Dec. 16) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress

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Homeless Man Reunites w/ Family After They See Viral Makeover Photo

His family hadn’t seen him in over 10 years and assumed he was dead, but now they’re finally reunited. View this post on Instagram A post shared by P A D O O (@padoooficial) Sometimes, a little good deed can … Continue reading

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‘Spooky Interactions’, shocking adaptations discovered in electric fish of Brazil’s Amazon

In findings published in the journal Frontiers, researchers have shown how a cave-adapted glass knifefish species of roughly 300 living members (Eigenmannia vicentespelea) has evolved from surface-dwelling relatives (Eigenmannia trilineata) that still live just outside their cave door — by … Continue reading

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Enslaved people rescued from illegal Brazilian gold mine

Authorities raided a mine run by Raimunda Oliveira Nunes, who is on Brazil’s ‘dirty list’ of people using slave labour. 10 Nov 2020 The rescue of 39 enslaved people from an illegal gold mine in Brazil run by a known … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Yanomami people victims of illegal gold rush in Amazon rainforest

In the northern Brazilian state of Roraima, more and more illegal gold miners are invading indigenous land. This gold rush comes with the blessing of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro. Our reporters Fanny Lothaire and Laura Damase investigated the illegal activities … Continue reading

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Violence erupts in Brazil after a black man is beaten to death outside supermarket

A black man has died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the city of Porto Alegre on the eve of Black Consciousness Day. Videos of the incident circulated on social media and have sparked outrage and protests across … Continue reading

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Watercolor Paintings Show Shimmering Sight of Swimmers in Water

Many artists favor watercolor paint for its dazzling luminescent qualities. Artist Marcos Beccari uses the translucent medium to render tranquil pictures of human figures bathing in rippling pools. He not only captures the movement of the waves but also the … Continue reading

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Mailman Takes Selfies w/ Every Dog and Cat Who Live Along His Route

This is one mailman the dogs chase for kisses. Dogs aren’t usually fans of mailmen, but the canines of São Paulo are making an exception for friendly neighborhood postal worker, Angelo Cristiano Da Silva Antunes. He goes by the name … Continue reading

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Indigenous Communities Under Siege in Rondon’s Land

May 08, 2019 | InfoAmazonia BY GUSTAVO FALEIROS. IMAGES BY FÁBIO NASCIMENTO Image courtesy of Fabio Nascimento. The continued invasion of native territories in the western part of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest.   In Rondônia, the Indians are under siege. It is … Continue reading

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Youth Orchestra of Bahia – Tico-Tico no Fubá

The Youth Orchestra of Bahia – YOBA, under the baton of Ricardo Castro, performs Zequinha de Abreu’s Tico-Tico no Fubá on the closing concert of its European – Southeastern Brazilian Tour. The concert was held on July 18th, 2010, in … Continue reading

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