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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – At least five children and a teacher were killed on Thursday as a security guard for a day care center in the little town of Janaúba, Minas Gerais threw alcohol...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Visiting an immense city like São Paulo with kids can be a challenge. Yet while major financial and business hubs usually do not cater to young visitors, there are three...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Casa do Minho will host a special edition of the fair Encanta Rio especially for children that is designed to foster a stimulating day of children's entertainment and learning, while simultaneously providing a...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A study released by the Latin American Social Sciences Institute (FLACSO) on Thursday, June 30th, shows that 29 children and teenagers were murdered per day in Brazil in 2013, ranking...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Often thought to be an elitist sport for the wealthy, social program StreetGolf is aiming to show that golf can be for everyone. The organization, launched at the Maracanã...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The American School, or Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro (EARJ), considered by many as one of South America’s finest, and certainly a top private school in Rio, offers innovative...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — The sixth annual Festa Literária de Santa Teresa, otherwise known as FLIST, will take place Saturday May 17th and Sunday May 18th from 8AM to 6PM at the Parque das...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – Halloween in Brazil may not share the same level of popularity as in North America, but more and more of the seasonal celebrations are cropping up each year, thanks in part to...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The exhibit of handmade Brazilian toys "Brinquedos que moram nos sonhos" (Toys that live in dreams), just closed in Salvador and was a great success with more than 80,000 visitors....
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – Brazilian working mothers earned, on average, eleven percent less than women without children in 2009, according to new research. The ‘motherhood penalty,’ as sociologists call it, has increased considerably in recent...
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