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Inhotim: Brazil's Contemporary Art Wonderland

Zach Udko | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts
Zach Udko

Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty of Inhotim, Brazil's best-kept secret for lovers of contemporary art.

The Simple Charisma of Paulo Nazareth

Simon Watson | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
Simon Watson

Nazareth is a Brazilian performer. You might have heard a couple of years ago about Nazareth taking nine months to walk, in a pair of ratty Havaianas, from Belo Horizonte, which is in the middle of Brazil, all the way up to Miami, partly via the Pan-American Highway.

HARD DAY'S NIGHT: Police Arrest 3 John Lennons

Posted 02.05.2013 | Weird News

They couldn't just give peace a chance. Police in Brazil are going through a bad case of Beatlemania after arresting three people -- and finding on...

Brazil's Street Superhero

Alexander Ragir | Posted 11.20.2012 | World
Alexander Ragir

Brazilian cartoonist Lacarmélio de Araújo wears a bright yellow suit and hits the streets of Belo Horizonte every morning to sell his own comic books. He's become a well-known street personality in this Brazilian town.

Government - What's it Good for, Anyway?

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frances Moore Lappe

What matters is whether government is accountable to citizens and whether we're willing to stand up in its defense because we grasp its essential roles in democracy.