Fresh off a surprising victory in the first round of Brazil's presidential election, Aécio Neves suddenly seems like a man with a real chance at leading the first center-right administration in 12 years.
October 16 is World Food Day. To ensure that there is food for the world, and that it is not controlled by corporations, small farmers and allies across the globe have also named October 16 the Day of Action for Food Sovereignty and against Transnational Organizations.
Pentecostal presidential candidate Marina Silva didn't make it into the runoff against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, but her charismatic faith remains a significant factor in the final round of voting.
Here are four of the women's "arguments" for altering your body and face.
Inspired by the beaches that surround him and the life he lives with his feet in the sand, Silva has created the perfect summer time record that makes anxious to see the season go. I recently spoke to Silva about his new album, country, and influences.
Anthony Bourdain's very existence is against the odds, and his wanderlust almost inevitable.
Among advanced countries, the United States and the United Kingdom in particular are leaving the financial crisis behind and achieving decent growth. Even for them however, potential growth is lower than it was in the early 2000s.
As the campaign hurdles toward October 26, here's to hoping either Dilma or Aécio will make good on their promise to answer the deafening calls for change.
Dutch fashion designer -- formerly for Diesel -- and the creator of Trancoso's boutique hotel UXUA, Wilbert Das, gives us his insider tips on how to live the good life in the Brazilian coastal town.
We've seen what is most difficult to measure and most fundamental to change: the power a girl holds within herself. That power burns bright in amazingly brave girls as they challenge convention and open whole new horizons of change.
Despite leading in the polls, despite having the support of a much stronger party organization in 2014, despite running a much more disciplined and politically moderate campaign and despite the sympathy of Brazilians mourning Campos, Silva failed.
As the world becomes more chaotic, what should the role of the United States be?
The Brazilian economy officially went into recession this year -- something that would spell the end for many incumbent presidents. Yet Dilma has bounced back from every blow and now looks poised to place first in both the first and second rounds of the election. How does this happen?
The challenge for regional democracies will be to meet the rising economic and political expectations of their people within a framework of slowing economies, reduced growth, and growing global competition. The political implications are potentially large.
This year, the UN Human Rights Office set up a photo booth near the entrance to the iconic General Assembly Hall. Visitors were invited to stop by and have their photo taken while holding up a sign affirming their support for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people around the world.
Brazil was well ahead of this clean energy curve in the past and used to be a world leader in sustainable energy with hydropower from the 1960s through the 1980s, and ethanol's development in the 1980s into 1990s and early 2000s. Today, however, Brazil is backtracking.