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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Positive news from Brazil's Ministry of Tourism was just released today showing that the long holiday weekend in Brazil, which began with the country's Independance day last Friday, September 7th...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In several cities throughout Brazil today, Independence Day is being celebrated with military parades as well as protests against Michel Temer’s presidency. Parades featuring the country's armed forces are scheduled...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – National pride is celebrated in Brazil this Saturday for Independence Day or Sete de Setembro (7th of September). Most cities in the country will host celebrations for the national holiday that pays...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following the spate of corruption scandals that has blighted the government in recent months, Brazilians from all sectors of society are standing up in support of President...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO - Tuesday, September 7th is Brazil's "Dia da Independência" (Independence Day), celebrating 188 years of sovereignty. Around the country mini-carnivals are held with flags, balloons, and streamers decorating the streets. People of all ages...
By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter  RIO DE JANEIRO - One year after President Lula’s promise to use profits from the pre-salt oil deposits in Brazil’s Tupi oilfield to eradicate poverty, he has spoken of the importance of electoral support in...

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