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By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, May 17th, Brazilian documentary "O Processo" (The Trial, 2018) made its big-screen debut in Rio de Janeiro. Directed by Maria Augusta Ramos, the documentary narrates the controversial downfall...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio's Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão has appeared in front of the National Congress in Brasília arguing in defense of a new law criminalizing the carrying of 'white weapons', such...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The president of the national congress, Renan Calheiros, has finally announced that the Brazilian ‘rubber soldiers’, who procured much needed rubber for the Allies during World War Two, will be...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Demonstrations took place across Rio yesterday (July 11th), and although less people participated than expected, some protests ended in violence. It was part of new wave of protest that...

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