September 28, 2015

When the candle goes out, the samba is over.Link

September 27, 2015

Bust goes the economy, and the expats scatter.

September 24, 2015

'During the 1980s, he was something of the Bruce Springsteen of Brazil, a voice in the dark of a musical lull period, shouting about love and corruption, tapping the vein of Brazil’s societal woes during the collapse of the dictatorship.' Link


September 22, 2015

'These gauchos — as those from the southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul like to be called — are damn proud of being different from the rest of Brazilians, not unlike Texans.'


September 21, 2015

Venezuela is in a crisis, and its leader's career is at a major crossroads.


September 19, 2015

'And their new works have been gaining international attention, as they write in a country living through a moment ripe for criticism and contemplation.' Link


September 18, 2015

You're used to seeing Olympic athletes in sports events. But these women are blazing trails in a different kind of arena....


September 12, 2015

“… I am green mountains and blue sky. / I am scratch band and steel pan …” Link 



September 10, 2015

Welcome to one of the newest trends in Brazil, where the country is handing over management responsibilities of its national parks to private parties. Link

September 6, 2015

How Was Your Day … Forest Firefighter?


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