Opinion, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s second most popular sport in terms of spectators, according to an argument made to Brazil’s Supreme Court (STF) this week, is the “vaquejada”. Allegedly, some 4,000 vaquejadas occur annually throughout Brazil’s outback known as the “sertão”.
Brazil’s chief public prosecutor has taken time off from chasing Petrolão criminals to argue a case against vaquejadas, alleging that, even though they have . . .