Tag: Manaus

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As the health care system in Brazil falters and the number of deaths climb due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the country is now facing a possible mortuary system collapse. Three of the country’s largest cities...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The state of Amazonas in the Northern region of Brazil is expected to be the first state in Brazil to face a health system collapse because of the new coronavirus. The epicenter of the crisis...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Officially happening from February 9th to February 14th this year, Carnival is considered the hottest season in Brazil, mainly in Rio de Janeiro and Salvador. However, cities like Ouro Preto,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After prison riots that left at least 56 inmates dead on New Year’s Day in the Amazon region, Brazil’s President Michel Temer met with several cabinet members on Thursday to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Amazonas called for the federal government's help to combat drug trafficking and strengthen the security of state prisons. The request for support was a result of the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Large stadiums built for the 2014 World Cup are facing potential loss in revenue since an October ruling from the CBF. The provisional measure prohibits the leasing of fields...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Writer RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This past Sunday, June 19th, the Olympic torch traveled to the city of Manaus, the Amazon’s largest city and the capital of Amazonas state. The Olympic torch has been...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Both Manaus and São Paulo have been confirmed as two of six cities to host football (soccer) games for the 2016 Olympic Games held mainly in Rio de Janeiro. Manaus...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the FIFA World Cup just around the corner the respective host cities are preparing for their involvement in sport's most widely watched contest. The Arena da Amazônia, in...



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