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By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The works of two important female artists from Brazil will be shown at the Museum of Art of São Paulo (MASP) starting in May. Born two decades apart, painter Tarsila do Amaral...
By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In just three months, Brazilian police have seized 3 tons of cocaine – nearly the same amount of cocaine apprehended in all of last year. This increase in the volume of...
By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The wave of threats to schools and educational institutions has reached the largest public university in the Southern state of Paraná, UFPR. In the past few days, a threat of...
By Reuters SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Avianca Brasil on Friday canceled 179 flights scheduled for the next five days after a judge denied an appeal by the carrier to hold on to nine disputed planes, marking the unraveling of the...
By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Struggling carrier Avianca Brasil will not be allowed to take off from Brazil's largest airport (GRU), in Guarulhos, starting Friday, unless it resumes payments for the use of its facilities, the...
By Fabio Teixeira/Reuters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cash-strapped Rio de Janeiro is accused of using prisoners as volunteer workers to maintain jails in a move that human rights experts said was illegal and akin to slavery. Brazil's penal system has...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - When Alvimar da Silva realized Uber did not reach some of the more dangerous, far-flung areas of São Paulo, Brazil's largest city, he saw an opportunity: If the popular ride-sharing service...
By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter RIO 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 Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to Cíntia de Paulo, of Casa do Brasil, a non-profit association in Lisbon, a new wave of immigrants to Portugal is underway, and gaining in momentum. Her organisation works...

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