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A Straitjacket to Help Brazil Fight Fiscal Obesity

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 10.11.2016 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Brazil's GDP contraction since mid-2014 has multiple non-fiscal roots - Canuto (2016a; 2014) - but it has morphed into an unsustainable fiscal traject...

Brazil Opens Pandora's Box

Rafael Heiber | Posted 05.20.2016 | World
Rafael Heiber

The most recent events in Brazilian politics, which seem to come out of a movie script, represent a big step back in the field of democracy.

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures in Brazil!

Patti R. Rose | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

Brazil is a lovely South American country that I had always wanted to visit. Traveling there with my family was as delightful as I thought it would be, spending our time in Rio, enjoying the beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema and taking in all of the sights.

11 Things Brazilians Are Tired Of Hearing

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.03.2016 | Latino Voices

If you've ever assumed that all Brazilians play soccer like Pelé, dance samba like the Queen of Carnival or look like supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio,...

Brazilian Cartoonist Carlos Latuff Takes Aim Globally

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.16.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

He punches hard, he's opinionated, his commentary is biting, his cartoons are thought provoking, and he doesn't regret being a magnet for nasty criticism. He is Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff who doesn't mince words or hold back on stirring up people, in his country and across continents.

Cartoons, Terrorism, Sexism and Backlash

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.09.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What is it about cartoons and caricatures that riles politicians, religious figures, business fat cats, authorities and people of different stripes?

Latina Comedian Nails 9 Different Spanish Accents In Hilarious Video

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 10.05.2015 | Latino Voices

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world. However, not everyone speaks the same kind of Spanish. For instance, you won’t hear the sam...

Getting Wild: This Latina Finally Gets to Experience the Thrill of the Outdoors

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 08.26.2016 | Latino Voices
Ana Beatriz Cholo

So much was off-limits to me because of my culture and my traditional parents. I was not allowed to have sleepovers or sleep at anyone's house. When I wanted to skateboard, I was firmly told no. That was for boys. Besides, good girls stay home to mind their business, but boys could stay out because, well, they were boys. It was their birthright.

Mist of the Earth: A Stunning Exhibition of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest Region

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

It was during a visit to São Paulo that a budding acquaintance with Denise Milan was spawned. I was drawn to her work and a world of discovery that she presented to me through her stone constructs and the multilayered tableaus that resonated throughout her installations.

The Circus Wonder Woman

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 05.08.2016 | Latino Voices
Johnathan Lee Iverson

Adrielle Alves had a secret. A secret she'd been clinging to since joining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey approximately four years earlier. Initially, she was hired to perform alongside the featured flying trapeze ensemble.

Magazines Thrive, Still Surprise

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.29.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Can print magazines survive, thrive and surprise, what with all the existing online, digital and mobile fare? Absolutely, say media industry experts, adding that those who have declared magazines' demise are off-track.

Rising Stars of Rap: Pearls Negras | Posted 03.11.2015 | Arts

Long gone are the days where women were merely background accessories to rap videos. "Women can handle rap too, we're standing up for women's power."

5 Things Every Brazilian Waxer Wishes You Would Stop Doing

Ravishly | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women

Have you ever imagined what it's like being thisclose to vaginas all day -- no, not like that sadly -- you know, for work? The life of a Brazilian waxer is never dull! In fact, sometimes it's downright disgusting.

Healthy and Easy: Brazilian Black Bean Soup

Claire Thomas | Posted 03.19.2014 | Taste
Claire Thomas

I love this soup hot, but it's also delicious chilled with extra diced jalapeño sprinkled on top

Brazil Prison Break Captured On Video

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 08.13.2013 | World

About 50 inmates escaped Fundacao Casa facility after a massive riot broke out at the Sao Paolo youth detention center Monday. Helicopter cameras c...

Beyond Skeuomorphism: What's Next for Magazines?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The real question is: with bigger smartphones and smaller tablets, what's to become of content and how do you reinvent it? That and countless other q...

To Go Brazilian Or Not?

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 05.28.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

I'm not just worried about how painful it will be.

This Summer Go Brazilian! Bikini, That Is

Jessica Hoppe | Posted 07.01.2012 | Latino Voices
Jessica Hoppe

While all women have different swimwear needs when faced with any issue it's always best to consult the expert. Who would be the expert in this case? Brazilians, of course.

Pinned: Porn on Pinterest

Susan Harrow | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home
Susan Harrow

I'm in love with Pinterest the new hot social network where images are digital coke -- addictive, unlimited pleasure with just a few side effects -- l...

Former 'Slaves' Build Brazil World Cup Stadium

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | Latino Voices

* 25 workers at stadium previously worked in slave labor * Government program trains "slaves," finds them real jobs * Un...

Genesio Oliveira, Gay Brazilian Married To Massachusetts Man, May Be Deported In Six Months

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Brazilian gay man who only recently reunited with his Massachusetts-born husband might now face deportation, the Associated Press is reporting. At...

The Power of Skin: Shake Your Booty?

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

I could have yanked down my top. I could have danced seductively too. But that's not me. I want to be taken seriously -- as a woman, I want to be listened to, cherished, not gawked at.

HuffPost Reviews: Neil Young - Fork In The Road / Simon & Garfunkel - Live 1969

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Many will appreciate Fork In The Road's altruism, and it would be refreshing if Neil Young disciples dedicated whole projects like this to the causes of their hearts.