Tag Archives: South America

The world’s most ambitious parenting program

Criança Feliz (Happy Child) is an ambitious new parent coaching program in Brazil. It teaches parents the importance of early childhood learning and development with the goal of fighting inequality. If it works, it might lift millions in Latin America’s … Continue reading

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We are all connected with nature: Nixiwaka Yawanawa at TEDxHackney

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Lambada com Farinha – Felipe Cordeiro

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Vampire Bat Bites Help Shield Peruvians from Rabies

Researchers find some Peruvians are immune to the rabies virus, due to their exposure to the virus from vampire bat bites. Source: Vampire Bat Bites Help Shield Peruvians from Rabies

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We May Never Truly Fathom Other Cultures

Our discrete cultural universes are not easily bridged.Inca Princess – La Gran Ñusta Mama Occollo (early 1800s) / Denver Art Museum If they’re honest and humble enough, people who study societies that existed in the Americas before the arrival of Europeans … Continue reading

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Bumba Boi da Maioba 2014_Sotaque de Matraca_Praia Grande S. Luis MA,25/06/2014. 1/2

Bumba Boi da maioba, tradicional Bumba Boi com sotaque da ilha, ou de Matracas, em sua apresentação no Largo da casa do Maranhão na Praia Grande em São Luis do Maranhão em 25/06/2014

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Bi-oceanic Train Will Join Ports in Brazil and Peru

The project for the construction of a bi-oceanic train that will join ports in Brazil and Peru and will go through Bolivia. Source: Bi-oceanic Train Will Join Ports in Brazil and Peru

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Suspended Ocean Wave Installations by Miguel Rothschild

Multidisciplinary artistt Miguel Rothschild works across a wide variety of mediums from modified photography to glass sculpture and textiles. In several recent works the Argentine artist has captured the slow roll of ocean waves in suspended fabric installations titled Elegy … Continue reading

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Dolphins that help humans fish

Dolphins in southern Brazil have a special relationship with the local fishermen. Source: Dolphins that help humans fish

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Inside the world of Brazil’s social media cyborgs

A BBC Brasil investigation speaks to people hired to run fake accounts bolstering politicians. Source: Inside the world of Brazil’s social media cyborgs

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