Tag Archives: Brazil

Genetic impact of African slave trade revealed | BBC News

A major DNA study has shed new light on the fate of millions of Africans who were traded as slaves to the Americas between the 16th and 19th centuries. More than 50,000 people took part in the study, which was … Continue reading

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Digital Sculptures Visualize Chirps of Amazonian Birds in a Responsive Artwork by Andy Thomas

Based on an audio recording from a 2016 trip to the Amazon, Australian artist Andy Thomas interprets birds’ trills, squawks, and coos through an animated series of digital sculptures. An extension of a previous project, “Visual Sounds of the Amazon 2” … Continue reading

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The Girl From Ipanema is a far weirder song than you thought

Brazilian bossa nova isn’t elevator music, it’s actually really intensely complicated! Let’s find out why! Get CuriosityStream AND Nebula for less than $15 per year (26% off!) https://curiositystream.com/adamneely Sources: https://bit.ly/32moHOP Thanks to Martina da Silva for being the voice of … Continue reading

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The shadow of genocide haunts Bolsonaro – 08/07/2020 – Opinion – Folha

The president has done his part of the promise to the indigenous   Conrado Hübner Mendes The political history of the 20th century bequeathed two words that express radical and absolute evil: fascism and genocide. In the index of political … Continue reading

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Brazil President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 — Canoe

SAO PAULO — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, adding in a television interview that he was in good health despite running a fever. The right-wing populist, who has played down the … Continue reading

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Second Brazilian museum fire in two years reignites calls for reform

Researchers in Brazil are sifting through the ashes of a fire that destroyed part of a museum in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais on 15 June. The blaze follows repeated warnings about fire risks at museums, and comes less … Continue reading

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Quarantine Sessions – Parabéns by Marcos Valle

Quarantine Session 5 // Marcos Valle – Parabéns I’m keeping these sessions ad free but if you would like to make a donation to Black Lives Matter that would be 🙏- they’re an amazing “global organization in the US, UK, … Continue reading

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Capoeira from Brazil – a UNESCO intangible heritage impromptu performance(2020)

An impromptu performance by visiting Brazilians on the streets of Havana. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance and music. It was created in Brazil mainly by descendants of African slaves with Brazilian native influences, probably … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Brazil becomes second country to pass 50,000 deaths — International Daily Info

Brazil has become the second country, after the US, to register more than 50,000 deaths from Covid-19. It comes amid growing political tension and just days after the country confirmed more than one million coronavirus infections. Graphs of Brazil’s deaths … Continue reading

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Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo – São Paulo – Bem Brasil (2003)

00:01 01 – Entrando Pelos Canos/O ovo 04:26 02 – Um pouquinho de tudo 15:11 03 – Porê porê 22:04 04 – Apresentação 23:24 05 – Irmãos Latinos Hermeto Pascoal – Maestral magic Itiberê Zwarg – Foundation André Marques – … Continue reading

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