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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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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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