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The land of easy girls: how the world sees Brazil

November 14, 2013 14 Comments

Time goes by, but Brazil is still seen as a sexual Disneyland where violence is second only to soccer as …

Three Brazilian bad(ass) girls

January 3, 2013 2 Comments

Three generations of irreverent, revolutionary ladies united in one song. In this duo, rockers Rita Lee (former Mutantes lead singer) …

Understand Brazil through statistics: new data from the latest Census

October 25, 2012

The Brazilian statistics bureau, IBGE, is progressively releasing information about its latest Census – a marathon where 191,000 interviewers visited 67.6 …

A 1930 beauty contest in Rio

February 23, 2012

This is a really fun collage of photos of the Brazilian and foreign girls that participated in an international beauty …

Brazil gets more urban, feminine and old

May 2, 2011

Brazilian population is growing slower.  According to the latest Census, just published by IBGE, the federal statistics bureau, during the …

Getting to know Brazil – a reading tour

March 24, 2011 4 Comments

By Jim Shattuck*
When I travel I like to do a bit of reading before I leave to give me a …