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By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Azul, Brazil’s largest independent airline, is offering its customers traveling from U.S. to Brazil a choice of two unlimited flight packages. Known as Azul Air Passes, the deal opens...
Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dorothy Stang, the 73-year-old American killed in the Amazon Basin in 2005, is remembered by a famous picture where she wore a shirt saying "the death of the forest is the...
By Antoni Galbany and Jay Forte, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A record number of foreign tourists entered Brazil in 2011, according to figures released by the Ministry of Tourism, increasing 5.3 percent to over 5.43 million. ...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a 2010 series of stories detailing the World Cup cities in Brazil, it is time again to refocus on the 2014 World Cup progress, and specifically looking at...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For a week in the rainforest or a few days sunning on one of Bahia’s blissful beaches, pousadas are a alternative to large hotels or hostels for a fast-growing...
By Alison McGowan, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bonito is an ecological paradise in Brazil, a place full of hills, caves, rivers and waterfalls and the bluest and clearest lakes in the world. Located in the Serra do...
By Alison McGowan Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Whilst Brazil’s famed cities of Rio de Janeiro and Salvador have been the most popular ports of call for foreign tourists, a shift is beginning to occur. Within tougher economic...
By Joshua Rapp Learn, Contributing Reporter PANTANAL, BRAZIL - Resting mostly in Mato Grosso do Sul but spreading over parts of Paraguay and Bolivia, the Pantanal is the largest wetland in the world. Eighty percent of the area is...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The government has announced plans to legislate against the growing of sugarcane for ethanol production in certain environmentally vulnerable areas across the country. The proposed bill, which will probably not land in...
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