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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last November, the case of a 45-year-old man attracted the attention of the scientific community. This patient, who was treated in a Boston hospital, had Sars-CoV-2 in his body for 154 days - and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  The South African variant of coronavirus, known as B.1.351, was identified for the first time in Brazil, through genetic analysis, in a sample collected in the city of Sorocaba (interior of São Paulo). The discovery...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (BBC Brasil) The pandemic tragedy in Brazil has reached such alarming numbers that it is increasingly difficult to dimension the deaths that happen in the country and still compare them to the rest of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (ANBA) Out of all Arabs and Arab descendants in Brazil, those who profess the Muslim religion boast the highest rate of mastery of the Arabic language, at 82%. Only 10% of Arab Catholics and...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new computer game developed and created in Brazil, will explore the culture and history of the Kaxinawá people, an indigenous group in the Amazon forest of Brazil and...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff sanctioned on Monday the long-debated "Youth Statute" of rights concerning the country’s 15-to-29-year-olds, which grants half-price access for students and poor young people to cultural and...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As many as 100,000 protesters took to the streets of both São Paulo and Rio last night, as well as tens of thousands in other cities in Brazil – including...
By Gregory Scruggs, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cambridge, Massachusetts, home to Harvard University, is over 7,700 kilometers from Brazil's most populous city, São Paulo. Since 2006, however, that distance has not mattered much, as Harvard has a...



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