LATEST NEWS

CULTURE

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On January 6, 2017, the traditional Folia dos Reis festival was declared historic cultural patrimony by the Minas Gerais state government. According to their …

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A Brazilian proverb states, “Those who leave will take longing on their journeys.” However, translating saudade with “longing” doesn’t do the term justice. Olaf …

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This week the São Paulo Bienal Pavilion opens its doors to another edition of one of the largest art exhibitions in the country, and …

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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Guaruja, São Paulo. This morning a group of activists from the Homeless Workers Movement (Movimento de Trabalhadores Sem Teto/MTST) and People Without Fear (Povo …

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On July 17th, a Rio de Janeiro judge sentenced 23 activists who participated in the June 2013 protests to prison sentences ranging from 5-7 …

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On the night of March 27, in the conservative state of Parana, a small group of militia men opened fire on a bus full …

POLITICS

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By Amauri Gonzo. It is always hard to explain Brazilian politics to foreigners. There is a lot of history and many characters and there …

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By Mauricio Savarese. Original article published here. I stopped writing about Brazilian politics for two months because of two different reasons. The first was the …

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When, in one of its first foreign policy positions, the Brazilian government – charged, together with the US, with concluding the negotiations for the …