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Arab Word Under the Spell of Brazil’s Soap Operas

Soap opera “Cordel Encantado” (Enchanted Chapbook) was not only successful in Brazil. Broadcast by ...

Telma, a character in Globo's Paraíso Tropical

Here’s Brazil’s New Audience Champion: Another Trashy Novela

Brazil has a new 9 pm novela (soap opera): Paraíso Tropical (Tropical Paradise). You ...

The Tough Questions Brazil’s Lula Refused to Answer

With an advantage in the polls that seems insurmountable, being the numbers so expressive ...

Two High-Profile Kidnappings in Brazil Ordered from Prison

The Brazilian police have strong suspicions that two recent kidnappings, which had international repercussion, ...

While Waiting US Fed’s Action Brazilians Warm Up the Market

Latin American stocks posted modest gains, with Brazilian shares getting a boost from tame ...

Brazilian soap opera America from Globo TV

Brazil’s Soap America, a Story About America the Ugly

Since the very beginning, I’ve been a big fan of the Brazilian telenovela, America. ...

Will Junior (picture) kiss Zeca? Everybody Brazilian wants to know.

Brazil Stops Tonight to Wait for a Gay Kiss

Brazilian soap operas are no strangers to scandal, but talk of a kiss between ...

Carnaval Has Made Brazil’s Mafia Untouchable

The Globo’s series of articles about dangerous connections and ever growing evident relations between ...