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Enter The Enchanting World Of A Brazilian Ballet Master

Crane.tv | Posted 08.31.2014 | Arts
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World Cup fever might have you thinking that Brazil is only the home of football. But it's more than just a football nation. It's a breeding ground fo...

Get Ready For Rio

www.cnn.com | Posted 08.16.2013 | Travel

(CNN) -- Travelers planning to attend the 2014 World Cup in Brazil better get cracking on their accommodation bookings. Organizers from FIFA and to...

PHOTOS: Rio Slums 'Cleaned Up' Ahead Of 2016 Olympics

Posted 09.20.2012 | World

As Rio de Janeiro prepares to host two of the world's biggest international events -- the World Cup in 2014 and Olympic Games in 2016 -- the city is w...

Brazil Carnival Freak Accident Kills 17

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAO PAULO — At least 16 people were electrocuted when a power line fell atop a packed pre-Carnival street parade in rural Brazil, police said Mo...

Famed Brazilian Architect Celebrates Birthday At New Museum

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer is celebrating his 103rd birthday with the launch of a museum dedicated to his career. (Scrol...

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.