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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s General Attorney’s office (PGR) released a document on Wednesday (April 18th) opposing a request made by Roraima state’s governor to Brazil’s Supreme Court to temporarily close Brazil’s border...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, interrupted his Carnival Holiday on Monday to fly to the Northern state of Roraima and meet with officials to discuss the increasing tension there due to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the number of individuals fleeing persecution and war reaching unprecedented levels across the globe, for many refugees, Rio de Janeiro has stood out as a welcome haven in an...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday, September 23rd, the Museu de Arte do Rio (Rio's Museum of Art), in Praça Mauá, Centro, will host the "MAR à tona" project. Aimed at reflecting on the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite the calls from U.S. President Donald Trump for further action to re-establish democracy in Venezuela, Brazilian President, Michel Temer said on Monday that Brazil looks towards a diplomatic solution...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Starting next Tuesday (June 6th), Oi Futuro Flamengo hosts the festival "Olhares sobre o Refúgio", which will display Brazilian and foreign films that address the theme of refuges. The free exhibition...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last Thursday, April 6th, Brazil’s federal Committee on Foreign Relations and National Defense (CRE) approved a bill that would allow foreigners with an ‘irregular’ immigration status to apply for residency...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The profile of refugees and refugees arriving in São Paulo has changed, according to a survey released yesterday (March 22nd) by Caritas, a non-profit NGO of the Catholic Church that...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Representatives from Brazil’s Justice Ministry are in the Northern Brazilian state of Roraima this week to assess the situation of the great number Venezuelan immigrants coming over the border in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Foreign Relations Minister for Brazil, Mauro Vieira, announced on Thursday that the Brazilian government would donate US$1.3 million for those afflicted by the conflicts in Syria. Minister Vieira is...
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