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By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday, August 12th, Luís de Camões square, in Glória, hosts the sixteenth edition of "Feira Colméia" (Beehive Fair), from 8AM to 1PM. Run by female entrepreneurs, the market aims...
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 – A week after two gang rapes, one in Rio de Janeiro and another in Piaui, shocked the nation, Brazil’s Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would render stiffer sentences...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The interim president of Brazil, Michel Temer, gave his first TV interview on Sunday night as temporary leader of the country. In several cities all over the country, however, people...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The number of incarcerated women in Brazil grew by more than 567 percent from 2000 to 2014, according to the first national report on the feminine penitentiary population conducted by...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Protesting against the country’s agribusiness model, thousands of landless Brazilians have been marching on highways, occupying rural properties and public buildings since the beginning of the month. According to the...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, August 9th, approximately four hundred people gathered in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro for this year's Marcha das Vadias, the Brazilian version of SlutWalk, a march in defense...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – International Day of the Woman yesterday prompted a re-examination of the role of women in power in Brazil. Despite the country being under the care of its first woman president, as well as several...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The semi-public Brazilian energy corporation headquartered in Rio, Petrobras, looks set to welcome their first female CEO in the coming weeks. Maria das Graças Silva Foster has...
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