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Allusionist 134. Lacuna — The Allusionist

If you were in Brazil during the military dictatorship of 1964-1985, tried to bake a cake from a recipe in the newspaper, and were served with a sorry mess that tasted disgustingly salty, it wasn’t your fault. What you thought … Continue reading

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Dance saved my life! | manchester_samba_rainha

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How the Favelas shaped Samba and Carnival in Brazil

In the city of Rio De Janeiro, around 23-24% of the population live in the Favelas and within these makeshift neighbourhoods, is where the origins of Samba lies. Despite the dangerous environment it somehow gave the country of Brazil it’s … Continue reading

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Mestre Anderson Miguel do Maracatu de Pernambuco – Carnaval em casa com a TV

Carnaval em casa é com a TVT! Acompanhe o show do Mestre Anderson Miguel. #CarnavalEmCasa​ #CarnavalEmCasaNaTVT​ #Bongar​ #RedeTVT​ #TVT​

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Rio feeling ‘saudades’ for Covid-canceled carnival

#Rio​ de Janeiro would normally be kicking off its famed #carnival​ now, but instead of booming drumlines, glittering floats and barely clad dancers, the Brazilian city’s “Sambadrome” is hosting a #Covid​-19 vaccination drive this year. The pandemic forced Rio authorities … Continue reading

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Tent of Miracles, by Jorge Amado: Racism and Parochialism Against the Backdrop of a Mythic Bahia

Jorge Amado (1912-2001), one of the most popular and internationally known Brazilian authors,started his career writing realistic books that carried a biting criticism of the economic elites and their exploitation of the working classes and the poor. This Marxist phase … Continue reading

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73 Million Trees to Be Planted in World’s Largest Reforestation Initiative

By Jessica Stewart on November 2, 2017 Photo: Jorge Illich-Gejo Conservation International is starting a six-year reforestation project in Brazil to plant 73 million trees in the Amazon Rainforest.   In an increasingly urgent race to combat rising climates and … Continue reading

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Brazilian Longboard Dancing | Kottke

This fun short film by Brett Novak features four skateboarders — Sara Watanabe, Ana Maria Suzano, Beatriz Gavelak, and Teresa Madeline — showing off their longboard dancing skills in Brazil. The video showcases a style of riding where their wheels … Continue reading

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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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