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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – While almost three thousand demonstrated outside Brazil’s Congress on Tuesday the country’s Senate approved a bill which regulates the use of transportation applications in the country. Senators, however, removed two...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian officials are bracing for what may become a significant nationwide protest today, Friday June 30th, against the government’s labor and social security reform bills in Congress. Demonstrations have been...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Michel Temer and allies maybe in for another turbulent week with the arrest of Temer’s former aide, Rodrigo Rocha Loures, on Saturday. Loures was filmed in April receiving...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The decision by Brazil’s President Michel Temer to call in the country’s Armed Forces to try to control the protest of more than 45,000 that gathered at Brasilia’s Esplanade of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brasilia’s Ministries Esplanade buildings greeted federal workers today (Wednesday, May 24th) with wooden panels protecting glass door entrances, to avoid possible invasions by demonstrators expected to gather in Brazil’s capital...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Protesters in Brazil once again took to the streets on Sunday to demonstrate against everything from corruption, to the proposed social security reform and an outsourcing bill approved by Congress....
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For only the fourth time ever, on Sunday, March 26th, two of Rio's biggest football (soccer) clubs clashed outside the confines of Rio de Janeiro as Flamengo took on Vasco...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Thousands once again took to the streets in Brazil to protest on Wednesday, this time against the government’s proposed pension reform. In some cities, public transportation came to a halt,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Large crowds during Carnival are no longer restricted to Rio de Janeiro, with São Paulo and Brasília registering significant increases this year in the number of tourists coming into these...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday (February 16th) Brazil's Federal Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF) signed an agreement with nine Latin American countries and Portugal to investigate Odebrecht. Until now it is the largest international collaboration...
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