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What is Happening in Brazil in 2017?

For many years, Brazil prepared itself for two major international events, the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Brazilians and...

Negative Attitudes About Ageing are Bad for Health

New analysis by World Health Organization shows that negative or ageist attitudes towards older people are widespread. They also negatively affect older people’s physical...

Tourism

Rio Opens the Largest Marine Aquarium in South America

Located in the Porto Maravilha (Wonder Port), AquaRio brings together about three thousand animals in 28 tanks, totaling 4.5 million liters of salt water. The...

Health Guide to Brazil

The Brazilian government just launched the “Traveler’s Health” guide, a website with useful health information created to assist tourists before and during their trips...

Top Picks for Teens Exploring NYC

• Chelsea Piers: includes rock climbing, batting cages, bowling, golf, 25+ sports (Fun for all ages.)     • Gotham Comedy Club: 18+ (double check on event...

Carnival is Coming!

Even though it’s December, you’re not too late to start planning for the biggest celebration Brazil has to offer, Carnival. The official date for...

Arts & Culture

Brazilian Day: History Speaks for Itself

Manhattan turns Brazilian for one special day Sunday, September 4th will mark the 32nd annual Brazilian Day in New York. They made it easy to...

Sérgio Mendes Celebrates 50 Years of Brazil 66

Sérgio Mendes, one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time, has influenced the music industry for over five decades and continues...

“Little Secret”: Brazil’s Oscar Candidate

The movie “Little Secret,” directed by David Schurmann, is the Brazilian foreign-language Oscar candidate. Based on true events “Little Secret” is a film with...
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