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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Second only to Carnival in the number of spectators and participants, the Festas Juninas (June Festivals) throughout Brazil gather hundreds of thousands to celebrate Brazilian folklore and popular culture. Named...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Founded in 1585, João Pessoa in Paraíba state, is the third oldest city in Brazil and a top destination for a beach vacation located between Natal and Recife in the...
By Marcelo Duailibe, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Seven cities hit by the heavy rain in the north and northwest of the state of Rio de Janeiro are still in a state of emergency, even with the decreasing...
Opinion, by Michael Kerlin RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Favelas feature prominently in the news about Rio’s preparations for the World Cup and Olympics. Haphazard cinderblock blankets draped over the city’s hills, they at once offer a hopeful emotional heartbeat...

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