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The land of easy girls: how the world sees Brazil

November 14, 2013 16 Comments

Time goes by, but Brazil is still seen as a sexual Disneyland where violence is second only to soccer as a national sport. Here is a little overview of the long road that led to country’s present image overseas:

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6 extraordinary Brazilian protesters’ victories

July 3, 2013 One Comment

The massive street protests that mobilized a few million Brazilians are effectively changing the country’s political landscape. In the last …

Street Art in Rio’s favelas

July 1, 2013

Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn, known as Haas&Hahn, work as an artistic duo since 2005, when they filmed …

Shooting to celebrate Saint John: Bacamarteiros

June 24, 2013

In a few cities in the Northeastern state of Pernambuco, Festa de São João, the popular June 24th festival that …

Marcelo Grassmann, mythological engraver (1925-2013)

June 21, 2013

Marcelo Grassmann, creator of an amazing visual mythology of imaginary animals, knights and dreamy damsels, and one of the greatest …

It’s basic human rights, stupid!

June 17, 2013 2 Comments

If you cannot understand why Brazil seems to be experiencing its own version of the Arab Spring, with 250,000 citizens …

All Milton Nascimento songs free online

May 23, 2013

The lyric songs by composer and singer Milton Nascimento can now be found at Instituto Tom Jobim, which has  been …