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Sao Paulo Residents Again Fill The Streets, This Time To Celebrate
This Carnival season, residents of Sao Paulo are taking to the streets in unprecedented numbers, but unlike the massive demonstrations that swept the city last summer, it's to party and not to protest.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
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Brazil Real Estate Market Stays Strong
Contrary to the predictions of abrupt bubble bursts, Brazil's housing market remains strong, with stable house price increases.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
In Rio, A Universe Of Samba
Sitting around what looks like a conference table with a small group of musicians, guitarist Moacyr Luz leads his samba group.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
10 Foodie Pop-Ups To Try This Month: March 2014
From brains to bugs via burgers, burritos and Brazil. Here's our pick of ten of the best foodie pop-ups and residencies to try this March.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Carnaval Time! Several options in the Bay Area for all ages
Today starts Carnaval in Brazil, with the parade of escolas de samba in Sao Paulo and several parties throughout the country.
National Public Radio
In Recife, 3 Rhythms Get The Carnival Party Started
Carnival begins today in Brazil. While it costs hundreds of dollars just to get a bad seat in Rio de Janeiro, the northern city of Recife hosts the most unique and varied celebration in the country, with two million people expected to attend.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
More to Carnaval Than Rio! Celebrate Throughout Brazil
With the World Cup less than four months away, Brazil is set to be the #1 destination for international travelers.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Speech: UK And Brazil In Partnership With Africa For Prosperity
Good morning Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen and thank you, Ambassador Amaral for hosting this event.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Michael Lynn faces months more in jail after bail bid fails
FORMER solicitor Michael Lynn has been denied bail in Brazil and now faces the prospect of months more in a hellhole prison while he fights extradition back to Ireland.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
2 Die During Prison Brawl in Brazil
A brawl among inmates at the Itamaraca prison in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco left two dead and eight injured, authorities said Thursday.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Kids as young as 9 being sold for 80p in Brazil's sex trade
London, Feb 6: A new documentary on child sex trade in the northeastern Brazilian city of Recife reveals that kids as young as nine are being sold on the streets for as less as 80p.