Tag: Brazilian

Lula and Janja share a kiss after his election win on last October 30. 

Janja, Lula’s Wife, Will Give a New Meaning to First Lady

The future first lady of Brazil, Rosângela Lula da Silva, nicknamed Janja, will work ...

Markus Reuter by Hajo Müller

Protecting Brazil’s Mata Atlântica Turns into a Musical Adventure

Markus Reuter is a renowned German-born musician, composer, record producer and educator, whose work ...

The first term of the elections ended up being a frustrating night for the Left

Far-Right’s Misinformation Machine Might Be Decisive in Brazil’s Election

Online disinformation is casting a shadow over Brazil’s presidential election. Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s ...

Paulo Coelho is an international literary star

Paulo Coelho: Brazil’s World-renowned Parable Teller Turns 75

The books of Paulo Coelho, the world’s most successful contemporary Brazilian author, are not ...

The shame and despair of being called cringe in Brazil

Intergenerational Baiting and Being Cringe in Brazil

Last week, Christian Langkamp highlighted some of the reasons for growing intergenerational tensions in ...

To Love, Intransitive Verb: Brazil's quintessential modernist novel

Mário de Andrade’s To Love, Intransitive Verb: The Novel that Launched Brazil’s Modernist Movement

Ana Lessa-Schmidt’s translation of Mário de Andrade’s modernist classic, To Love, Intransitive Verb, is ...

Brazilian truckers went on strike against expensive diesel and for tax reform

Strikes and Protests in Brazil Are a Reaction to the Country’s Government Paralysis

The February 22nd protest in Belo Horizonte, the resulting police action, as well as ...

Brazilian singer Elza Soares was often referred to as the Brazilian Tina Turner

Elza Soares: Brazil’s Voice of the Millennium Goes Silent

Elza Soares, one of the most revered singers in Brazilian samba music, died at ...

Maré de Sabores Project / Photo: Douglas Lopes

Brazilian Women Spearhead Initiatives to Address Gender-Based Violence

In Brazil, women are at huge risk of violence, especially if they are minorised ...