By João Antonio Pagliosa It’s amazing how personal misunderstandings are causing so much pain and suffering these days, so much misery and loneliness, depression, and sometimes death. The animal man is more distant and more materialistic than other animals, but also more fragile. As a result, people must be very careful when speaking and acting. Our More...

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On June 8, 2017

What Happened to Leisure?

By B. Michael Rubin When asked to conjure an image of Brazil, most foreigners think — leisure. It’s a life of wide, sandy beaches, and family gatherings where relaxation takes precedence. However, More...

On December 20, 2016
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Stonehenge in Brazil

As the foreman for a cattle ranch in the far reaches of northern Brazil, a city called Calçoene in the state of Amapá, Lailson Camelo da Silva was cutting trees to convert forest into pasture when he stumbled More...

On December 18, 2016

Swimming with Sharks

South America’s largest aquarium has opened in Rio de Janeiro, giving visitors an opportunity to explore the sea in a transparent tunnel and swim with sharks. AquaRio, constructed with private funds, has 28 tanks More...

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On June 29, 2016

Curitiba Coffee

Brazil is famous for its coffee. The country is by far the world’s largest coffee producer and has been for the past 150 years. Brazil is responsible for producing a third of all the coffee in the world. However, More...

On March 29, 2016

Smart City Exposition in Curitiba

On March 28, 29, and 30 the Smart City Business America Congress & Exposition came to Curitiba at the Unimed Conference Center on the Positivo University campus, located in the Ecoville neighborhood. The theme More...

On March 12, 2016
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Brazilian Owns All the Music

In an office near the back of his 2500-square-meter warehouse in São Paulo, Zero Freitas is studying the song list of an old album. While his close examination of the record makes him look like a professor, Freitas More...

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On March 5, 2016

Jericoacoara: Brazil’s Paradise

Brazil is famous for its alluring attractions – friendly people frolicking in tropical waters. Not only are there no hurricanes, earthquakes, or tornadoes to worry about, but you can swim in the South Atlantic More...

On March 3, 2016

The Last Emperor

With Brazil in the first weeks of an interim president, people are talking politics everywhere – on line at the bank, in the steam room at the gym. However, rarely does the subject of Brazil’s early history More...

On February 29, 2016

The Rolling Stones Storm Brazil

The legendary British rock band the Rolling Stones was challenged by harsh rain during their concert in São Paulo on Wednesday, February 24, where they returned after 18 years to electrify their fans at Morumbi More...