Favela-Funk

Favela-Funk

By Luciana de Alencar | Translation: Christine Di Stefano At the end of the 1960s and the beginning of the 1970s, funk, a musical style created by black North Americans, surged in popularity in Brazil. The first to identify with funk were the youth who lived in the...
“Churrasco”, The Brazilian Barbecue

“Churrasco”, The Brazilian Barbecue

By Livia Caroline Neves / Translation: Una P. Cavalcante The primitive barbecue have been important in the concept of what, today, we call community. Since then, the barbecue crossed boundaries and reached the world. BBQ to Americans, Parrillada to Argentineans or...
Political Corruption Embedded in a Nation

Political Corruption Embedded in a Nation

By José Ricardo Aguilar Brazil is highly known for its diverse and dynamic culture. This population is the product of a long-going “melting pot” that has combined ethnicities from all over the globe. This mixing of cultures resulted in a nation unlike any other. Here,...
Brazil: Sustaining Economic Growth

Brazil: Sustaining Economic Growth

By Jose Ricardo Braga Aguilar The world economy has changed faster than what we would have expected 10 years ago. People stopped believing that a country such as the United States or the European Union alone had the power to lead the world economy. After the economic...
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