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Many of the photographers' names were new to me; so was some of the their subject matter -- all of which contributed to my pleasure in seeing this show. Here, in one place, was a reflection of my love for Brazilian Modernist architecture, captured by photographers who truly felt its magic.
When do we allow for ideology above economic reasons, of the market and competitiveness, anchoring a large Brazilian trade ship at the port of small regional claims?
Give Iran do Espírito Santo, say, a can of food from a kitchen shelf, a circular mirror, or a '50s ceiling lighting fixture, and he will begin to ruminate on the object's properties of shape and material, and then transform the formerly mundane thing into a sensually, minimal singularity.
Not surprisingly, governments and civil societies at the sharp end of these missions -- especially in Africa, the Americas and Asia -- are demanding a greater say in decisions that affect them. Questions of international peace and security are frankly too important to be decided by five countries alone.
Among some of the works on my radar are the opening night film While my Guitar Gently Weeps by beloved filmmaker Anna Muylaert and the Los Angeles premiere of The Package, Rafael Aidar's short film about the passion of two teenagers from São Paulo.
Regardless of record-breaking attendance, that the first Latin American pope made his maiden international trip to Brazil, home to the largest, but rapidly declining Catholic population on earth, is in itself of monumental significance.
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Chanting "Papa Francisco" to the rhythm of bossa nova music, pilgrims from all over the world packed the glitzy Copacabana beachfront in the rain and unusually cold Rio weather Thursday night, to welcome history's first Latin American pope for World Youth Day.
A perfect day in the life of an adventure traveler is one that gets your adrenaline pumping, energizes the soul, and enhances your appreciation for the natural world. Brazil is a paradise for the spirited adventurer.
The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.
It's anyone's guess what the Brazilian military makes of such aggressive Pentagon maneuvering, but at long last the government seems to have woken up to the threat of electronic eavesdropping.
Pope Francis I arrived in Brazil Monday to begin the first trip to Latin America of the first Latin American pope. Whatever your views on his mission, it is a historic visit, with potentially broad implications for the region.
The country of football, which has the sport embedded in its social formation and distinguishes it as an element of national identity, is happy to host the World Cup.
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.