Senior Lecturers in Sustainable Architecture develop research and teaching links with Brazil
Dr.Paola Sassi and Maita Kessler, Senior Lecturers from the School of Architecture will deliver a second research and design workshop in Brazil.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Marina Silva's unlikely climb in Brazil's presidential race
Brazilian politician Marina Silva, centre, former minister of the environment under the government of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, attends the wake for late presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, at the Pernambuco Government Palace in Recife, August 17, 2014.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Magnificent MSC Cruises are full steam ahead for fall
A cruise liner, the MSC Divina, carrying Mexican soccer fans along the coast of Brazil during the World Cup docked in Salvador on Saturday .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Washington Post
In death, Brazilian candidatea s popularity soars
The line to see Eduardo Campos's coffin was almost two miles long. Tens of thousands of people coiled around the square in front of the ornate state government palace from which he ran Pernambuco state in Brazil's northeast region for eight years, before resigning in April to run for president.
Wall Street Journal
New Candidate Set to Join Brazilian Presidential Race
RECIFE, Brazil-An Amazon rubber tapper-turned-senator is in the spotlight of a Brazilian presidential election thrown into disarray after a candidate's fatal campaign plane crash last week.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Brazil party replaces candidate who died in crash
Leaders of a Brazilian party that lost its presidential candidate in a plane crash have chosen his running mate to stand in his place, officials said Saturday, creating a new challenge to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash
Rescuers work on the site of the crash of the Cessna 560XL aircraft carrying the presidential candidate of the Brazilian Socialist Party party Eduardo Campos in Santos, Sao Paulo state, Brazil, on August 13, 2014.
Brazilian presidential candidate Campos killed in plane crash
Eduardo Campos, candidate for the Brazilian presidency, died on Wednesday morning in a plane crash in Santos, in the southeastern Brazilian state of Sao Paulo.
Rather than killing sharks, this town moves them away from human-infested waters
When a shark bites somebody, people tend to react in a few ways. First they freak out, stop swimming, move to Albuquerque, give up bathing, and drink their water through 9-foot straws.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Petrobras expects sharp cut in fuel imports starting in November
Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras expects to see a sharp decline in the amount of gasoline and diesel fuel it imports starting in November, when its new RNEST refinery begins operation, company officials said on Monday.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
This Tactic Could Wipe Out Shark Attacks
A program that catches and releases potentially aggressive sharks off the coast of Recife, Brazil, has reduced shark attacks on humans by 97 percent, new research finds.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
The Rio Times
U.S. Visa Delays Change Some Brazilian Travel Plans
Late last week the United States issued a statement saying it was having problems in its worldwide visa processing system and that delays were expected.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Humane strategy reduces shark attacks, keeps swimmers safe
A simple and humane technique may be an effective strategy to reduce human encounters with sharks without harming populations of threatened shark species.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Brazil Week NYC will be at the end of August
While Pedro Alvares Cabral is known for discovering Brazil , Expo Brasil 2014 in New York City will aim to recognize and celebrate the many women who have contributed to Brazil then and now.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
KLRN-TV San Antonio
Pernambuco: Brazil's Other Carnival
Recife's carnival, along with celebrations in its colonial suburb Olinda and in the cities of Bezerros and Nazarene da Mata, features a flamboyant, joyous, boisterous week of elaborate parades, dances and costumes.