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Brazilians Special Kind of Blindness: They Can’t See They Are Racist

University of Arizona anthropologist Jennifer Roth-Gordon spent 10 days in Brazil leading up to ...

Brazil Is Not Winning Its War Against Violence on Black Women

Every year, Amnesty International releases a report on the state of human rights across ...

Donald Trump: an Improbable Hit of Brazil’s Carnaval

President Donald Trump has become one of the new stars of Brazil’s Carnaval, with ...

Brazilians of All Creeds Go to Sea to Celebrate African Deity Iemanjá

Dolls, roses, herbs-of-grace, white palm leaves, and a lot of fruit lent their colors ...

Brazil and the Art of Giving All to Friends and the Law to Foes

There is an old saying in Brazil attributed to Getúlio Vargas, one of the ...

Opening Night at Rio Paralympics. Brazil’s Largest Channel Is Airing a Soap Opera

The Rio Paralympic Games have started. They opened this Saturday night at the same ...

Barring the Weather, Brazil Is One of the World’s Worst Countries for Expats

There have been some big changes in expat opinions on living in Brazil in ...

It’s High Time Brazil Got Rid of Its Stray-Dog Complex

To bastardize Charles Dickens: It was the worst of times, and it was the ...

Rio Gets a Silver for Olympics Organization, Bronze for Service and Gold for Hospitality

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games are to leave a remarkably positive legacy for Brazil, ...