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The Amazon is burning Posted by on Aug 31, 2019

fogo, queimadas

Boa noite, leitores. Good evening, readers. In recent weeks, Brazil has been catching the eyes of the international media, but unfortunately for no praiseworthy reasons this time. Quite the contrary, Brazil made headlines for its neglect of the meio-ambiente (environment) that resulted in the incêndio criminoso (criminal fire) of the Amazon rainforest, the largest of…

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Brazilian states: Acre Posted by on Aug 23, 2019

Map of Brazil

Olá a todos! Hello to all! How well do you think you know Brazil? Well enough to know Acre? Despite its continental dimensions, only a small portion of Brazil is conhecida (known) to those who visit it or even to those who are native. In total, Brazil is divided into 27 estados (states) and each…

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The founder of Bossa Nova is gone Posted by on Aug 9, 2019

João Gilberto

Boa tarde, pessoal! Good afternoon, guys! Estão com vontade de ouvir um pouquinho de música? Are you in the mood for listening to some tunes? When we talk about Brazilian music, then definitely Bossa Nova comes to mind and everyone remembers its soft and harmonic melodies, the iconic songs that speak of the belezas naturais…

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