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5 March 2014

Stories from 5 March 2014

Brazil's Carnival Waste: The Day After in Photos

  5 March 2014

“The party in Carnival week never ceases in Rio,” says Brazilian photographer Leonardo Coelho. But eventually the day comes when the party is over and thus “Rio de Janeiro wakes up to a trashed city after Carnival night“. That is the title of a photo report by Coelho, which shows the...

Can Scientists Help Preserve Latin America's Cultural Heritage?

  5 March 2014

“We would suggest you dress up a little bit more ‘formal’ when you have to interact with clients”. By “formal” he means, you have to renounce your cultural heritage because you belong to an indigenous group in Ecuador and your look is too ‘ethnic’ for business.   This is a...

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Trinidad & Tobago Carnival in Danger?

  5 March 2014

By all accounts, Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014 was a rousing success, but a couple of bloggers have concerns about the sustainability of the festival in its current form.

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