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The Beauty Of Scandinavia's Street Art Culture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It isn't just Nuart any more. Scandinavia is taking their mural festivals seriously thanks to buoyant economies, arts programming support, and a gr...

Why I am Rooting for Brasil

Mandeep Singh | Posted 09.07.2014 | World
Mandeep Singh

Brasil winning the World Cup could be a small moment of reconciliation for the nation's struggle, potentially helping to heal the wounds of what is lost.

World Cup Photo Diary: My Day in Lapa

Raul de Molina | Posted 07.04.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul de Molina

Yesterday morning I spent the majority of the day in the Lapa neighborhood of Rio with George Otero, a well-known plastic surgeon from Brazil who prac...

The Wild Animal Kingdom Of Street Artist ROA

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.02.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New Images from Brazil, The Gambia, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Rome We check in today with the ever evolving itinerary of the singularly nomadi...

A Timely Bunch of Heroes: Why Our World Cup Men Are So Important Right Now

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.31.2014 | World
Bill_Robinson

Almost nobody thinks the USA can win the World Cup. And if they were eliminated tomorrow, our American team has already exceeded everybodies' expectations. But what if they did?

5 Things to Channel Your Rio Style

Fathom | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Fathom

Seriously: Rio makes L.A. look uptight. Come prepared to bare it all. This isn't a town that likes to cover up. This means you should leave your inhibitions home, too.

Amid Backdrop Of World Cup, New Homeless Camp With 800 Residents Reveals Stark Inequality

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact

If you haven't heard, some Brazilians are not happy about the World Cup in their own backyard. The host country has spent an estimated $11.3 billio...

Before You Head Over To Brazil: 2014 World Cup, Samba and Sergio!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Marlon Regis

Over 200,000 people from the United States alone, will be traveling to Brazil this summer for the FIFA 2014 World Cup, while another quarter-million...

Cinco de Mayo: A Different Take

Khanh Ho | Posted 07.06.2014 | Impact
Khanh Ho

Most people just don't know what Cinco de Mayo is about, beyond the fact that it is an excuse to guzzle tequila. They do not know that the event commemorates an heroic battle for the city of Puebla. Not Mexican Independence Day.

All Eyes On Rio

Sonia Gil | Posted 04.30.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

There is much more to Rio than just sand and sea.

10 Reasons Why Rio is AMAZING!

Sonia Gil | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

7. Even nuns go to the beach.

Bloomberg to Help Save the Oceans and Feed the World

Ted Danson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Ted Danson

It's not often that someone can make a philanthropic investment that simultaneously fights climate change, biodiversity loss, and world hunger. But Michael Bloomberg is doing just that.

What Brazil Can Teach The World About Living Well

Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness? We're going ...

Top 10 Backpacking Destinations For 2014

Off Track Planet | Posted 02.25.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Whether you're into being a mere spectator, or looking to experience new sights and sounds, our list of Top 10 Backpacking Destinations for 2014 has a place to fit your broke-fancy.

Get "Rio Ready" for New Year's 2014

Natalie Alhonte Braga | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Natalie Alhonte Braga

It goes without saying that some of the most beautiful people in the world will be partying in Brazil. For New Year's parties, make sure that you stand out in a good way and start the New Year out right.

Gentileza Gera Gentileza: Summer Moments

Simon Watson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

I've just returned to New York from a ten-week stay in Brazil, where I found the cultural scene energized by a whirlwind of gallery openings, art fairs and special exhibitions. Lingering in my memory are several moments that together afford, I think, a nice mosaic view of Brazil right now.

Vilma Eid: Champion of Outsider Artists

Simon Watson | Posted 11.24.2013 | Arts
Simon Watson

We appear to be living in a rare and refreshingly pivotal moment when the rigid grip of a small group of art professionals is loosening and rigid definitions of what constitutes an artwork and who can be considered an artist are evolving.

A Tale of Two Brazils: The Protester and the Champion

Daniel Pena | Posted 09.01.2013 | Sports
Daniel Pena

Brazil's story in the 21st century is playing out every day in today's streets, in today's news, in Brazilian homes, on Brazilian soccer pitches. Every nation's story is the story of its people. This is why the narrative of samba, soccer and Carnival are so appealing to soccer spectator looking on.

Former Brazilian President Center Of 'Cash For Votes' Investigation

AP | MARCO SIBAJA | Posted 02.18.2013 | Latino Voices

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil's attorney general said Wednesday he will look into allegations that popular former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silv...

PHOTOS: Rachel Roy Celebrates Brazil With New Clothing Collaboration

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.24.2012 | Black Voices

Fashion designer Rachel Roy is hitting us with another brilliant fashion collaboration. After the slam dunk success of her RACHEL Rachel Roy colle...

The Independent Traveler's Guide To Carnival

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.04.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Arguably the greatest party on the planet, Rio's Carnaval falls right at the top of every partier's puke bucket list. Here's how to do it right.

Cameraman Killed In Police Operation In Rio Slum

AP | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

SAO PAULO -- A Brazilian television network says one of its cameramen has been shot to death during a police operation against drug traffickers in a R...

The Surprising Truth About The World's Most Expensive Cities

Posted 09.12.2011 | World

Want to know where you'll spend and where you'll to save? Each year, consulting firm Mercer carries out its Cost of Living Survey and compiles a ranki...

Rio de Janeiro: 60,000 Unsolved Murders In 10 Years

AP | Posted 09.09.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Rio de Janeiro's public defenders' department says the Brazilian state has accumulated more than 60,000 unsolved murders in the last...

Soccer Smackdown: Russia and FIFA sandbag Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 09.03.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil has been getting bashed in the global sports press for not making enough progress in constructing stadiums with the amenities FIFA likes to offer its fat cat supporters. But these critics miss half the point.