UNDERSTANDING BRASIL

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When people think of Brasil and the environment the first thing that will spring to mind is the Amazon, specifically deforestation. What is lost in …

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Accompanying an unprecedented level of national attention, Brasil’s always vibrant Cinema community has had a number of international festival successes this year, exploring themes and …

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  Swiss Photographer René Burri (9 April 1933 – 20 October 2014) was renowned for his iconic photographs of major political, historical and cultural events …

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Losing elections isn’t easy, and Brasil’s anti-communist paranoia is almost as old as communism itself, but in 2014, the decades-old fantasy of a Marxist takeover of the …

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In The 1970’s, while the military dictatorship was crumbling and before the economic crisis of the 1980’s kicked in, Brasil had a happy interlude; …

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13/02/2014. A curious phenomenon is occurring in Brasil. Since June last year, a considerable number of protesters who have taken to the streets against the World …

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Brasil has a healthy and noisy media landscape; from sophisticated daily papers and weekly magazines comparable to any in Europe, right through to trashy …

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Neither is it the right angle, which attracts me, nor the straight line, hard, inflexible, made by men. What attracts me is the curve, …

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In 1947 LIFE Magazine published an extensive feature on the “New York of the South”, São Paulo. Here are those Dmitri Kessel photographs in …

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The complexities of contemporary Brazil can be difficult to understand at the best of times. The editors at Brasil Wire have put together a primer …

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