I think what DKT is doing right now is to put into action a practical and realistic response to Zika while others are arguing about ideology. It seems that the Pope might welcome DKT's assistance, as this is quickly becoming a worldwide fight against the virus.
If Lula fails to answer the questions circling him now, it will be extremely difficult for Brazil to believe that, as the former president had previously claimed, there is "not a more honest living soul in the country."
In 2008, the Brazilian administrative district of Paragominas had one of the highest rates of deforestation in the Amazon. By 2010, it had turned itse...
I'm flat on my belly, atop a perpendicular cliff, 280 feet above a gaping void, in the wilds of north-eastern Brazil, inching forward like a demented caterpillar, ever closer to my personal Armageddon, my every limb tingling with vertigo, just to catch a glimpse, far below, of the crashing finale of a dramatic waterfall, otherwise hidden from view in any sane human posture.
Are pesticides causing the birth defects in Brazil, not Zika? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions ...
There are 21 specks in Brazil's Fernando de Noronha archipelago, little more than rocks apart from the seven-square-mile main island, cast adrift in lonely isolation in the south Atlantic 220 miles off the coast of the mainland South America and three degrees south of the Equator.
I do think the Pope's message was progressive, even for an American audience. As a result, he deserves any accolades he receives and none of the internal criticism because for the first time, the Catholic Church is actually respecting a woman's right to make broader decisions about her own body.
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Rio de Janeiro is the world's most alluring hot mess. It's everything you expect it to be: edgy, stratified, stiflingly humid, crowded, exhilarating. But it's also everything you don't expect it to be: friendly, relaxing, accessible, human, bucolic even.
Make no mistake, the fear of Zika in Brazil is real. But nevertheless, the beat goes on. We love feeling the rhythm of the drums, and dancing with everyone around us in Salvador, Rio de Janeiro or any other city celebrating Carnival.
On World Radio Day this Saturday, the Committee to Protect Journalists is paying tribute to the vital role radio journalists play in bringing their communities news and commentary, sometimes at great personal cost.
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, stores are flooded with candy hearts, chocolates and stuffed animals. In the U.S., shelves brimming with teddy bears and boxes of chocolate are typical Valentine's Day fare, but not every country turns to greeting cards and heart-shaped candies to declare love
Panama wants us to think of it as more than a feat of engineering; more than a continental bridge; more than headquarters for summer hats. This is why I am here. I want to check out its highlands and some of the animals and birds that you have to sneak around quietly to see.
While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that.
I find it disheartening that I have to get dressed, put on my make-up, and head out the door with the knowledge that I will face some kind of harassment on the street, and so will many other women.
Asking questions about the Zika virus at this point is critical.