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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in April shows that from a list of 136 countries, Brazil appears first in potential natural resources, and a large part of...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Saturday, December 3rd, Ivan Tozzo, interim-president of the Chapecoense football (soccer) team announced that CONMEBOL, the governing body for South American football, has posthumously awarded the club the 2016...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of Brazil's most popular festivals is back again, inspiring people from all over Brazil to travel to Blumenau in Santa Catarina to enjoy the fun and party spirit of...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A hotel in Santa Catarina, one of Brazil’s southernmost states, has appeared as one of the top 25 luxury hotels in the world. The Ponta dos Ganchos resort in...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a week of cold weather in southern Brazil, where the São Joaquim municipality of Santa Catarina felt temperatures fall to -3 degrees Celsius (° C), intense storms have affected...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Residents of Xanxerê, located in the Southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina are receiving help from Brazil’s army corps to remove debris left behind from Monday’s tornado. The unusual phenomenon...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With more than sixty blues and jazz musicians and entertainers performing live and more than one hundred labels of wine from twenty countries available during testing events, the...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Every year the city of Blumenau in the Southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina hosts its own Oktoberfest, celebrating German food, music, beer, culture and the area's deep ancestral...
By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Just a two-hour plane ride south of Rio, Florianópolis, the capital city of the Southern state of Santa Catarina, is a favorite summer destination for many Brazilians. Not only...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - On January 27, 2013, 242 young men and women in the student town of Santa Maria in Rio de Grande do Sul state lost their lives when a fire...
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