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Stories about Brazil
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
CrowdVoice.by enables activists and grassroots organizations to collaboratively curate media related to their causes.
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.
1 July 2016
30 June 2016
‘I'll Stay as Long as the Queen Allows Me to Stay’ and Other Brexit Reactions From the Portuguese-Speaking World
"Brexit...whatever happens from now on, no one can erase these results from citizens' memories."
22 June 2016
"In the refugee camp, we have no facilities – even shoes we don’t have. There is no gym. Even the weather does not favor training..."
17 June 2016
It's been 127 years since Brazil was a monarchy, but President Rousseff's possible impeachment has presented the country's last royal family with an opportunity to appeal to supporters.
10 June 2016
"We are vacating with joy because we can pass on our power to organize, to act. It was 56 days of resistance, despite attacks from all sides."
3 June 2016
20 May 2016
Late German composer Carl Off's "Carmina Burana" was turned into a chant of "Fora Temer" (Temer Out), against Michel Temer's interim government.
17 May 2016
While graffiti from São Paulo's central neighborhoods are featured in international travel guides, those from the suburbs remain relatively unknown, even for the residents of Latin America's largest city.
12 April 2016
Following criticism, the Commission made some changes to the most controversial elements of the legislation. But a battle still lies ahead.
11 April 2016
"If somebody insults a politicians on a social media platform, the platform will be obligated to remove the content in a maximum of 48 hours."
3 April 2016
Moustafa Jacob, a Syrian artist, used the Oscars to kick off his campaign #IamSyrian. Little did he know that this initiative would snowball to showcase international solidarity with Syrians.