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By Xiu Ying, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Researchers in Brazil are up in arms after President Jair Bolsonaro's government announced late last month that it had frozen 42 percent of the budget for the country's Science and...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, November 14th, American psychedelic indie rockers MGMT will be gracing the stage of Rio’s famous Circo Voador in Lapa for the first time in their career, as they...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two of the top teams in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (Brasileirão) faced off at Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre last night with third-place Flamengo falling 2-1 to second-place club,...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In what Grêmio head coach Renato Portaluppi was calling the "game of the year", last night (September 20th) at Arena do Grêmio in Porto Alegre, Rio's Botafogo was eliminated from...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, September 13th, one of Rio's big four football (soccer) clubs, Botafogo, began the first leg of the 2017 Copa Libertadores quarter-finals against fellow Brazilian club, Grêmio at Nilton...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, stated over the weekend that he would only nominate a Supreme Court Justice to replace Justice Teori Zavascki, killed in a plane crash last...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – While world leaders meet in Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum, social entities and movements debate in Porto Alegre around issues concerning democracy, poverty, human rights and the environment...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Postal workers in the several Brazilian cities have decided to strike ‘indefinitely’ after rejecting a proposal from the TST (Superior Labor Court). The workers of the ECT (Postal and Telegraph...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's national football (soccer) team narrowly won their last friendly game ahead of the Copa America championship against Honduras with 1-0 in Porto Alegre yesterday (June 10th). The only...
By Benjamin Parkin, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff inaugurated the new Hospital Restinga e Extremo-Sul, in a southern district of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, on Friday. The President, who officially announced that...

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