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Sao Paulo, Brazil - Thousands of indigenous Brazilians from across the country have rallied in the capital, Brasilia, to call authorities to protect their land rights. Organisers of the annual "Free Land Camp" in Brasilia said more than 3,000 people reached the city this week to denounce what advocacy groups ...
“It's definitely much more acceptable,” says Olga Katsnelson, manager at Dyanna Spa, which offers Brazilians for men ranging from $65 to $80. “It's part of the norm for men. You're going on vacation, so you go get waxed and get your nails done,” she says, explaining that these services—Bro-zillian and ...

While the brewery business in the United States has grown exponentially and is possibly approaching saturation, Brazil's craft beer industry is taking off with a little help from Helena. A group of brewers and suppliers from Brazil were visiting Blackfoot River Brewing Company on Friday for a day to share ...
According to a poll conducted by the Datafolha institute, the improvement in terms of expectations that Brazilians have regarding their own financial situations did not translate into a more optimistic take on the country's economic growth. The poll revealed that 46% of those interviewed believe their financial ...
According to a survey conducted by the Datafolha Institute, a majority of Brazilians supports the imprisonment of defendants who are found guilty following second instance rulings. The survey demonstrated that 57% of Brazilians consider it fair game for defendants who are found guilty by second instance ...
Thousands of Brazilians demonstrated in favour of prison for former president and election front runner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on the eve of a Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday on whether he should start serving a 12-year sentence for corruption. Up to 20,000 people turned out after work in the ...

On Thursday, the supreme court rejected the former president's plea to avoid prison while he appeals a corruption conviction, in a move that likely ends his political career and deepens divisions in Brazil. But many poorer Brazilians argue that if Lula was involved in any graft, it was less than other politicians ...
Fortunately for Brazil, the political situation has not deteriorated to the same extent. Brazilians shifted back to market-based democracy when they learned the hard way (through the 2016 economic and budgetary crashes that led to Rousseff's impeachment) that the government could not maintain profligate ...
In January 2018 alone, Brazilians spent $2 billion on trips abroad - 26.7% higher than in the same period of last year. High-spending Brazilians love to travel to celebrate - as of February 22, they had already spent US $1.1 billion on trips to other countries. In May 2018, the world's leading event organiser ...
Residents I met were gripped with fear about the harm the pesticides might be doing and about retaliation if they speak out. People asked me not to publish the community's name – they said the farmer who owned the surrounding plantation had threatened a community member for organizing a petition to ...
Even before then, Congress may debate legislation to overturn the “disarmament statute”, a law that effectively bans civilian gun ownership, except in rare circumstances. The proposal would allow Brazilians with clean criminal records who pass psychological and firearm exams to buy up to six weapons.
More than a thousand people marched from a shanty town to downtown in Rio de Janeiro Sunday to protest the apparent assassination of black lawmaker and human rights activist Marielle Franco. March organizers used megaphones to shout that her "voice will not be silenced," as the protest made its way ...
"Marielle was an outspoken and courageous advocate for victims of police abuse and a tireless defender of the rights of women and Afro-Brazilians," said Maria Laura Canineu, Brazil director at Human Rights Watch. She said Franco and her driver "are the latest victims of a security system that has long ...
SAO PAULO (AP) — Hundreds of indigenous Brazilians set up camp in the nation's capital Monday at the start of a week of speeches, protests and celebrations as they lobby the government to protect their rights. Many indigenous groups say President Michel Temer's government hasn't done enough to ...
On Tuesday two giants of international football collide as five-time world champions meet four-time champs Germany in Berlin. And that's not all that pairs these two footballing powerhouses. Over the past two decades, as Europe became the epicentre of world football, numerous Brazilians have left their ...
Alejo Muniz liked what he saw at Merewether beach on Friday as he and five other Brazilians moved through to the last 16 at Surfest's Burton ... Muniz is one of five Brazilians to claim the Mark Richard Trophy at Surfest over the past 12 years and he believes the often beach-break conditions for the contest ...
Three out of four Brazilians aged 10 or more have a mobile phone for personal use and 78.9% of total mobile ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or save money in Latin American business.

Though it may seem like a statement from Captain Obvious, inflation rates impact rich and poor Brazilians in different ways. And while logic would suggest that poorer populations are more vulnerable to price hikes, in this particular instance, it's wrong. For the past 12 months, inflation rates have been higher ...
For decades, discussing racism was taboo, but Brazilians are slowly beginning to talk about prejudice and the way the country's searing inequality is racially tinged. People of color, despite making up more than half the population, have only recently begun to gain access in significant numbers to areas that ...
Amid a lacklustre economy, a massive corruption investigation and increasing political polarisation, Brazilians are letting off steam at Carnival, a holiday ... "Carnival transcends politics - it's (a celebration) of the Brazilian people," said Hector Batelli, a 30-year-old lawyer, who on Saturday was enjoying a Sao ...
MONKEYS are being battered to death by locals in Rio de Janeiro because of false fears they are spreading yellow fever. But experts say the illegal killing of scores of monkeys in the Brazilian city is harming efforts to fight the virus. A veterinarian examines dead monkeys in Rio de Janeiro. Locals are killing ...
Hundreds of monkeys were found dead in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after a recent rise in yellow fever cases. Authorities suspect that about 69 percent of the deaths were due to illegal killings of the primates by humans. Residents in Rio have falsely assumed that monkeys in the area were helping the spread of ...
Rio de Janeiro Carnival 2018 Photos: Brazilians dance away troubles at Carnival ..... "Carnival transcends politics - it's (a celebration) of the Brazilian people," said Hector Batelli, a 30-year-old lawyer, who on Saturday was enjoying a Sao Paulo Carnival street party, known as a bloco. "So we put aside ...
“Carnival transcends politics — it's (a celebration) of the Brazilian people,” said Hector Batelli, a 30-year-old lawyer, who on Saturday was enjoying a Sao Paulo Carnival street party, known as a bloco. “So we put aside politics to have a party, to celebrate.” Brazil has recently emerged from one of the worst ...
The Unidos do Peruche samba school perform during the first night of this year's carnival season in Sao Paulo. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. As the samba drums began pounding in the late afternoon sun in a neat Rio suburb, a woman in a flowing, sparkly pink skirt, glittering corset and feathered ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- With less than five months until the World Cup begins in Russia, Brazil coach Adenor Bacchi, commonly known as Tite, is looking beyond the Brazilian Serie A and the traditional leagues in Europe to fill his squad. Near the top of his thoughts - alongside the top ...
In just 12 hours, her brassy baile funk single "Vai Malandra" became the first Brazilian song ever to debut on Spotify's Viral Global 50 chart. Soon there will be more: Baile funk, which Brazilians just call funk, is the latest strain of Latin American popular music zipping towards global ubiquity. Eight songs by ...
The new wave of Brazilians with purchasing power that has settled in Portugal is driving the sectors of services and business, which was nearly inexistent in the country. It is the case of big-budgeted children's parties, for example. "It is a cultural thing. In Portugal, even the richest people did not have the ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (REUTERS) - Brazilian worshippers are flocking to Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janiero to pay tribute to Yemanja, the Afro-Brazilian queen of the sea. Together, the worshipers dance, sing and pray their way to the water to offer flowers, letters and gifts to the sea goddess. It is an annual ...
Tropicalia Music Still Speaks To Young Marginalized Urban Brazilians ... Dozens of young Brazilians are here in flip-flops and baggy T-shirts listening to music that tells stories about their world. Luiz Felipe steps into the ring with his story about what it's like around here to be young, fatherless and black in a ...
Hundreds of practitioners of Brazil's Afro-Brazilian Candomble and Umbanda faiths have gathered at Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach to honor the sea goddess Yemanja in a traditional New Year tribute. A large statue of the goddess in flowing white and blue robes was carried by truck to the beach on ...
Opposition to privatization prevailed in virtually every metric analyzed: region, sex, education and political party preference. Seventy percent of Brazil's population is against privatizing state-owned companies, according to a new poll published by Datafolha. RELATED: Uproar in Brazil over Temer's 'Huge ...
The reason we suffer through a brazilian wax: to be relaxed and hairless on holiday. With its combination of nudity, pain, and interacting with a stranger, your typical brazilian wax appointment is rich with opportunities for mortifying (at the time) and hilarious (later) moments. However, it's summer. If there's a ...
The State may be losing an estimated €41 million annually in unclaimed tax by failing to regulate the situation of undocumented migrants, a report due to be published in Galway this weekend says. “We don't want to break the law – we want to do the right thing and regularise our status,”a Brazilian-born ...
As it plays out every year, Rio Carnival 2018, which began earlier this month, gave Brazilians a chance to unwind and party in the streets. Monica Araujo, 59, a nurse at a public hospital, never misses the "Bloco de Carmelitas." "That's a necessity for Brazilians to celebrate carnival," Araujo said. Amid all the ...
A middleweight fight between Brazilian legends Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida is in the works for UFC 224 on May 12 in Rio de Janeiro. Belfort, 40, confirmed the planned matchup via Instagram, following an initial report by MMAFighting.com. The UFC 224 pay-per-view event is scheduled to take place at ...
Despite Brazil being the largest of Portugal's former colonies, the presence of its people in Lisbon has only been felt recently. During the 1950s and 60s, Brazilians in Portugal were limited to small groups of students, a few migrant adventurers and those Portuguese descendants born in Brazil who decided ...
Almost 500 LGBT Brazilians suffered violent deaths at the hands of homophobia in 2017, according to new research. Watchdog group Grupo Gay de Bahia found a 30-percent increase from the reported 327 deaths in 2016. The same group revealed that an LGBT person was killed every 19 hours in that ...
The United States welcomed 282 Brazilian immigrants last year through the EB-5 investor visa program, as the country rose to become the third largest user of EB-5 visas for the first time, a new report from the U.S. Department of State shows. Brazil's rise to number three for fiscal year 2017 came on an 88 ...
And what I want to battle for is to raise awareness among Brazilians. If they can present some crime that I have committed, I will withdraw my candidature. I want to challenge the three judges who have sentenced me to show me the crime I have committed.” Lula has denied ownership of the three-floor ...
This means that some 62 million Brazilians have suffered such attacks and each victim spent about 34 hours dealing with the consequences of the incident. Cyberattacks generated losses of $22 billion in Brazil, says the report. The country is second only to China in terms of the countries that have seen the ...
A recent Datafolha survey found that 7 out of 10 Brazilians are opposed to the further privatization of state-owned companies. Privatization is rejected by the majority of the survey's demographic groupings, independent of party affiliation or educational level. Only among those who earn more than 10 ...
Data indicate that the number of people unable to read or write constitutes 9.9 percent of the majority non-white population. | Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Previous; Next. Published 23 December 2017. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Gmail Share to Google+ Share to ...
According to statistics released on Thursday (the 21st) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the number of illiterates in Brazil last year was 11.8 million. The figure represents 7.2% of Brazilians who are 15 or older. The rate among blacks or people of mixed race was 9.9%, more than ...
A survey conducted by the Datafolha Institute, that used unprecedented statistics, revealed that Brazilians have a tendency to seek immediate financial results and have a very low propensity to save money. The statistics measure the disproportionate importance attributed to the present, a short-term ...
The State may be losing an estimated €41 million annually in unclaimed tax by failing to regulate the situation of undocumented migrants, a report due to be published in Galway this weekend says. “We don't want to break the law – we want to do the right thing and regularise our status,”a Brazilian-born ...
“It's a black thing,” said William Waack, one of the most prominent journalists at leading news network Globo, on a hot mic as cars honked in the ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Racial inequalities persist among Brazilian poor citizens as the majority of the unemployed people in the ...
UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has fashioned himself as a heel, although unlike, say, fellow heel Michael Bisping, Covington's ...
PORTO ALEGRE- Brazil-- It's common knowledge that corn is used to make ethanol and soybeans to make biodiesel. But did you know that ...


 

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