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3 essential albums about Afro-brazilian religions Posted by on Mar 31, 2021

Olá queridos leitores! When we talk about Brazilian music, what comes to your mind? Most of you might be thinking of our beloved samba, bossa nova or even funk, which are the most popular gêneros (genres) outside of Brazil. What these and many other musical styles have in common is actually their origin and major…

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[Brazilian literature] – Brasil: Uma biografia Posted by on Oct 7, 2017

Biographies are, by definition, a literary genre that aims to provide a person’s life history, describing their experience, main events and relationships in detail. In Brasil: Uma biografia (Brazil: a biography) by scholars Lilian Schwarcz and Heloisa Starling, though the approach is the same, there is a little twist to it: the protagonist is our…

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US Secretary of State Takes a Trip to Brazil Posted by on Mar 17, 2008

U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, met with Brazilian president Lula Inácio da Silva and other government officials in Brasilia last week on an official visit. However, after her business was done, she took a detour to Salvador, Bahia, before she had to fly to Chile for more meetings. According to Reuters, Rice has always…

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