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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When one thinks of Carnival in Brazil one thinks of Rio de Janeiro or maybe the Northeastern city of Salvador. South America’s largest metropolis, São Paulo, however, has been...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Cloudy skies and the threat of thunderstorms throughout the weekend did not discouraged thousands of partygoers from flocking to the streets over the weekend in Rio de Janeiro for...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday, May 5th, it is time to celebrate "Cinco de Mayo" (May 5th), which commemorates Mexican cultural heritage and history. In Rio de Janeiro, the date will not go...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Known as the financial heart of Brazil, the city of São Paulo has put aside its business-like demeanor to welcome Carnival in grand style, and may soon compete with Rio...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For years the city of Rio became increasingly expensive, between currency exchange rates and inflation, it was crossed off the list of many budget travelers. However the famous Carnival...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As 2017 draws ever closer, this only means one thing for Rio's samba schools - Carnival is arriving. Liga Independente das Escolas de Samba/LIESA (League of Independent Samba Schools) have...
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 Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The second night of parades down the Marques de Sapucai Sambódromo, showcasing the Série A Access Group that are competing to be elevated to the Grupo Especial (Special Group), started...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Carnival officially begins on Saturday, February 9th and the wait for the samba school competition is almost over. Yet before the schools from the Grupo Especial (Special Group) are scheduled...

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