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Standard Bearer for Rio's Escola de Samba Portela

Rio Carnaval Will Have to Wait for Green Light from the Coronavirus

Rio de Janeiro’s world famous Carnaval parade will not take place in February 2021 ...

An indigenous community in Brazil wearing masks against coronavirus

With Close to 1,000 Deaths, Brazil Indians Get an App to Keep Track of Covid-19

Indigenous and environmental organizations in Brazil launched an app aimed at alerting indigenous communities ...

A woman in a favela in São Paulo holds up a facemask (Reuters/A. Perobelli)

Brazil’s 13 Million Favela Residents Forced to Fight Coronavirus by Themselves

When the novel coronavirus began spreading in Brazil, it was predominantly wealthy people who ...

Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, rides a horse while meeting fans.

Brazil and US: The Unmasked Leaders

It’s a masked world. One man wearing a mask is odd. He could be ...