Brazil

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"Canine Gangs" Threaten Brazilian Indigenous Tribes

SAO PAULO — Anywhere you look, they're there. There's always the risk you'll be attacked, even inside your own home. For the Guarani people living in these four v......

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Year Of Mud, The Heavy Toll Of Brazil's Worst Ever Ecological Disaster

Lives destroyed, entire towns damaged, widespread health problems. There is no end in sight to the toll on a region in Brazil decimated by a toxic dam break last November.

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YouTuber With Down Syndrome Challenges Stereotypes In Brazil

-OpEd- The revolution that people with Down syndrome have started in Brazil continues to unveil a world full of opportunities and surprises. Little by little, the mantra "it's normal......

culture-society

Beyond Bad Food, Malnutrition Plagues Brazilian Hospitals

SÃO PAULO — She was in her white gown on her hospital bed, but that didn't stop Jéssica Almeida, 17, from eating a hamburger. In total, she stayed a month in the hospital an......

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Enough On My Plate

Taking pictures of license plates allowed me to remember where I took this or that series of photographs without hav......

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This Brazilian Girl Read 560 Books And She's Not Even 12

Kaciane do Nascimento's love of reading led to her open a library in the backyard of her house, in a low-income housing development in São Paulo state. Now she's working on a book of her own.

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Black Lives Matter, From Baltimore To Brazil

Ever since the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore last year, the Black Lives Matter movement has been growing exponentially, both in citizen participation and in media attention. The Black Lives Ma......