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Isadora Varejão

New York-based freelance reporter on the immigration beat pursuing a Master's in Social Journalism. Loves to explain Brazil to Americans and America to Brazilians. In hometown Rio de Janeiro covered environment, public health and City Hall for online publications and radio stations.

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Latest posts by Isadora Varejão

6 March 2019

Carnival in Brazil looked extra orange this year as people protested ‘Bolsogate’ scandal

In Brazil, the Portuguese word for orange, "laranja,” is also slang for intermediaries of fraudulent financial schemes.