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Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Next Tuesday, August 1st, Caixa Cultural presents "Por dentro da Ilha — Cinema em Cuba nos anos 2000" (Inside the Island - Cuba's Cinema in the 2000s). Through August 13th, the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, August 11th, in the Carioca 2 Arena in Barra da Tijuca, Brazilian judoka (judo competitor) Mayra Aguiar rebounded from an earlier semifinals loss, to defeat Yalennis Castillo of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After canceling her official visit to the United States in 2013, following reports that the U.S. had wiretapped some of her conversations, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff appeared at ease next...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Groups that represent Brazilian doctors published an open letter criticizing the harsh conditions imposed by the Programa Mais Médicos (More Doctors Program) on its participants on Sunday, February 9th....
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A while back the Curmudgeon began a diatribe with “The Cubans are coming! The Cubans are coming! Card Carrying Communists infiltrated into our heartland by Fidel and Dilma!” And, over...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The Brazil-trained doctors participating in the "Programa Mais Médicos" (More Doctors Program) began working in 454 municipalities where health professionals are needed last Monday, September 2nd amid reports of...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A total of 644 doctors from abroad arrived in Brazil this weekend as part of the government's controversial Programa Mais Médicos (More Doctors Program). The doctors will begin a...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The visit of Cuba’s most renowned dissident in recent years, blogger Yoani María Sánchez Cordero was the center of a mild furore outside of Brazil’s National Congress yesterday. Sympathizers of...
By Stephen Eisenhammer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, used her opening speech at the Sixth Summit of the Americas, to reiterate her criticism of Western monetary policy, which she said was damaging Latin American...

Hunger Strikes

Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO - Last week came news was that Orlando Zapata, a Cuban dissident, committed the undiplomatic gaffe of dying of hunger on the very day when Brazil’s President Lula was hobnobbing with the local...
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