By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter
CURITIBA, BRAZIL – The state of Paraná is located in the south of Brazil and borders both Argentina and Paraguay. By no means one of the larger states in Brazil, it still has an area greater than that of the entire country of England. Within its borders lie beaches, national parks, mountains and waterfalls.
Its capital is Curitiba, which enjoys international recognition for being a model of sustainable development and its impressive infrastructure. Having been settled by . . .