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Amid Poverty and Decaying Neighborhoods the Drug Business Is Thriving in Brazil

Grajaú Bus Terminal, São Paulo Capital South Region. For years, the government of São ...

Brazil’s Nova Luz: Downtown Revitalization or Cleansing Operation?

A new project launched by the São Paulo local government entitled ‘Nova Luz’ (‘New ...

Brazil’s Cheap Labor These Days Comes from Countries Next Door

In the beginning of the 20th century, the neighborhood of Pari, in São Paulo, ...

Dilma Running for Brazil’s Presidency as National Candidate Against São Paulo

Brazil’s nationwide elections on October, 3 will see more than 130 million voters choose ...

São Paulo’s Homeless Up 60% in a Decade

São Paulo city’s homeless people rose from 8,706 to 13,666 between 2000 and 2009, ...

Brazil Is a Prisoner of Now with No Consideration for Tomorrow

Much before the skies were preparing for the rain, the tragedies in Rio de ...

China Shows Interest in Building Rio-São Paulo Bullet Train Railway

Brazil and China bolstered their growing ties with trade and investment agreements on Thursday ...

Starting November Delta Will Fly Non-Stop from Detroit to São Paulo, Brazil

American company Delta Air Lines announced plans to introduce nonstop flights between its Detroit ...

Brazil: Just a Typical Paulista Week. I Got Robbed Yesterday

March 4th, 2010, 9:55 a.m. in the bedroom of my Brooklin apartment. I pace ...

All You Learned in School about Brazil Is Actually (Gasp!) True

I’ve been thinking about my Brazilian experience a lot lately because for two months I’ve ...