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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Supreme Court Justice Rosa Weber rejected on Monday night the request made by the Roraima government to close the state's border with Venezuela. The ruling came hours after a...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – More than half of the nearly 128,000 Venezuelans who have entered Brazil in the last eighteen months, through the country’s northern border in the state of Roraima, have left...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President, Michel Temer, expressed concerned over the fate of at least 46 Brazilian minors in U.S. shelter to visiting U.S. Vice-President, Mike Pence, on Tuesday. The U.S. official...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President of Brazil, Michel Temer, sanctioned a law on Thursday that establishes a Federal Emergency Relief Committee to further protect and aid new immigrants seeking refuge in the country....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s General Attorney’s office (PGR) released a document on Wednesday (April 18th) opposing a request made by Roraima state’s governor to Brazil’s Supreme Court to temporarily close Brazil’s border...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, interrupted his Carnival Holiday on Monday to fly to the Northern state of Roraima and meet with officials to discuss the increasing tension there due to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the number of individuals fleeing persecution and war reaching unprecedented levels across the globe, for many refugees, Rio de Janeiro has stood out as a welcome haven in an...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday, September 23rd, the Museu de Arte do Rio (Rio's Museum of Art), in Praça Mauá, Centro, will host the "MAR à tona" project. Aimed at reflecting on the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite the calls from U.S. President Donald Trump for further action to re-establish democracy in Venezuela, Brazilian President, Michel Temer said on Monday that Brazil looks towards a diplomatic solution...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Starting next Tuesday (June 6th), Oi Futuro Flamengo hosts the festival "Olhares sobre o Refúgio", which will display Brazilian and foreign films that address the theme of refuges. The free exhibition...
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