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25 October 2016
Earlier this month, on October 13, two assassins on a motorcycle murdered Luís Alberto Araújo, the environmental secretary of the Brazilian town of Altamira, Pará State.
13 October 2016
"No one cried for us. On the contrary. To many families, as it still is today, it’s a relief when they kill us or when we die."
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4 October 2016
"Wonders of political marketing...a businessman that made a career of exploiting relationships with the state was transformed into an activist of the efficiency of the private sector."
11 September 2016
"We will tell the youth to focus on sports and contribute to the nation. It's similar to the path shown to us by our heroes in their fight for independence."
6 September 2016
After last week's nationwide demonstrations against Dilma Rousseff's impeachment and against her replacement, President Michel Temer, Brazil witnessed a new wave of street violence this Sunday, September 5.
4 September 2016
28 August 2016
"It is this determination that they show against all odds. I love the athletes in this team as if they were my own children."
26 August 2016
Closed off to tourists since 2003, the trail to Brazil's highest mountain is set to reopen in 2018, managed by the indigenous peoples themselves.
23 August 2016
"The decision of judge Olavo Zampol Júnior is another shameful and monstrous episode of judicial violence against the victims of military police."
"The rarest Pokémons are found in avenues outside downtown though, so we drive without distractions while the user catches them."
22 August 2016
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21 August 2016
One forward-thinking Bahia-born journalist hatches an online gift economy project with an important difference — it's exclusively for women.
20 August 2016
With all the attention being lavished on Rio, the city's poor have been largely sidelined. But one organization is hoping to give them a bit of a leg up.
10 August 2016
6 August 2016
Mexico and Latin America will be able to follow Rio's 2016 Olympic Games on digital media -- a novelty for the region and a loss for Open TV.
30 July 2016
The Pampulha Ensemble, as well as Brazil's capital Brasília, were designed by the country's late-great modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer.
21 July 2016
The "closing of the body" is supposed to ward off evil. Followers of the Afro-Brazilian religions of Candomblé and Umbanda as well as some Catholics practice the ritual.