Christmas in Brazil: Feliz Natal!

Known in Brazil as Natal, Christmas is one of the most important holidays for the nation. It’s a celebration that shows the country’s mixed culture and its Portuguese, African, and Latin American heritage elements. This “Festa”


Navidad en Brasil: ¡Feliz Natal!

Conocida en Brasil como “Natal”, la Navidad es una de las fiestas más importantes de la nación. Es una celebración que muestra la cultura mixta del país y sus elementos con herencia portuguesa, africana y latinoamericana. Esta “Festa” se


Natal no Brasil: Feliz Natal!

O Natal é uma das festas mais importantes do Brasil e que mostra a mistura de culturas do país com elementos de herança portuguesa, africana e latino-americana. A festividade é celebrada como na maioria dos países da Europa Ocidental, Estados Un


Noël au Brésil: Feliz Natal!

Connu au Brésil sous le nom de Natal, Noël est l’une des fêtes les plus importantes du pays. C’est une célébration qui montre la culture mixte du pays et ses éléments du patrimoine portugais, africain et latino-américain.  Ce


Brazil Republic Proclamation Day

In April 1500, the Portuguese arrived on the Bahian shores of Rio Buranhém, under the direction of Pedro Alvares Cabral. They saw many indigenous inhabitants upon landing on the beach, these indigenous people greeted them with peace offerings withou


Día de la Proclamación de la República de Brasil

En abril de 1500, los portugueses llegaron a las costas baianas del río Buranhém, bajo la dirección de Pedro Alvares Cabral. Vieron muchos habitantes indígenas al desembarcar en la playa, estos indígenas los recibieron con ofrendas de paz sin sa


Dia da Proclamação da República do Brasil

Em abril de 1500, os portugueses chegaram às margens baianas do Rio Buranhém, sob a direção de Pedro Álvares Cabral. Viram muitos índios ao desembarcarem na praia, esses índios os cumprimentaram com ofertas de paz sem saber que aquele seria o


Protesters Across Brazil Call for President Dilma Rousseff’s Ouster

RIO DE JANEIRO — Protesters in cities across Brazil called for the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff on Sunday, reflecting rising anger in the country over huge corruption scandals and a deepening economic crisis. It was the fifth time in the past


Indigenous people in Brazil help create computer game

Indigenous people living in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil have helped to create a new computer game that allows players to explore their history and culture. The Kaxinawa people have collaborated with a team of anthropologists and programmers to ma


CDC Arrives in Brazil to Investigate Zika

Health professionals will finally start a more intense study to see if there really does exist a link between the Zika virus and microcephaly. Health specialists from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention arrived in Brazil Monday to investiga