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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since arriving in 1980 with an Honors Degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Kansas, American ecologist Douglas Trent has been fascinated by Brazil, the most bio-diverse nation on...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As a cosmopolitan city and global destination, some immigrants and expatriates have brought culinary styles with them to the Cidade Maravilhosa, sharing tastes from home with Cariocas and fellow travelers....
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Azul, Brazil’s largest independent airline, is offering its customers traveling from U.S. to Brazil a choice of two unlimited flight packages. Known as Azul Air Passes, the deal opens...
Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dorothy Stang, the 73-year-old American killed in the Amazon Basin in 2005, is remembered by a famous picture where she wore a shirt saying "the death of the forest is the...
By Antoni Galbany and Jay Forte, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A record number of foreign tourists entered Brazil in 2011, according to figures released by the Ministry of Tourism, increasing 5.3 percent to over 5.43 million. ...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a 2010 series of stories detailing the World Cup cities in Brazil, it is time again to refocus on the 2014 World Cup progress, and specifically looking at...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For a week in the rainforest or a few days sunning on one of Bahia’s blissful beaches, pousadas are a alternative to large hotels or hostels for a fast-growing...
By Alison McGowan, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bonito is an ecological paradise in Brazil, a place full of hills, caves, rivers and waterfalls and the bluest and clearest lakes in the world. Located in the Serra do...
By Alison McGowan Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Whilst Brazil’s famed cities of Rio de Janeiro and Salvador have been the most popular ports of call for foreign tourists, a shift is beginning to occur. Within tougher economic...

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