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In Brazil's Most Polluted City, A Tough Choice Between Health And Money
Ana Beatriz Rosa
"When it comes to the air, there’s nothing you can do. You cannot stop breathing."
Miss Bumbum Brazil Contestants Wear 'Beef-kinis' To Protest Sexual Harassment
“Women are not just a piece of meat.”
Couple Takes Their Wedding Photos 60 Years After Tying The Knot
Rosa and Russo didn't have a photographer on hand in 1957.
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76-Year-Old Hunk Wins Brazilian Beauty Pageant
The winner says, "When you’re as old as I am, it’s an achievement.”
Wrecking To 'Revitalise': São Paulo Expels Drug Users And Razes Buildings, Claiming Public Safety
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Patricia Rodrigues Samora, Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas It was a rainy Sunday morning when São Paulo’s “Crackland
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No Humanity In São Paulo’s Violent Crackdown On Cracolândia
Senior International Policy Manager, Drug Policy Alliance
At dawn on Sunday, a neighborhood in the center of São Paulo, Brazil awoke to a violent and unanticipated onslaught of nearly
Why This Woman Asked Her Parents Not To Remove The Birthmark On Her Face
Mariana Mendes hopes to inspire others with her story.
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Brazil Races Against Time To Save Drought-Hit City
By Anthony Boadle, Reuters
Experts say water from the Boqueirao reservoir will become untreatable by March and could harm residents who cannot afford bottled water.
Muna Sabores e Memories
The Tastes And Memories Of Syria That Unlocked A New Life In Brazil
By Tania Franco, Refugees Deeply
Fleeing the Syrian conflict, Muna Darweesh sought refuge in Brazil using a holiday visa. After a tough start, the refugee
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Brazil Prison Riot Kills At Least 27 Inmates, Reports Say
Members of a drug gang are believed to have started the violence.
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Gunman Kills At Least 11 People In Brazil New Year's Party Mass Shooting
The shooter killed himself following the murders.
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Moving Photos Look Back At How Brazil's Youth Fought To Save Their Schools
By HuffPost Brazil, Rafael Nardini
Students occupied more than 200 schools in Sao Paulo last year, stopping a scheme to close down 94 schools in the Brazilian state.
Man Homeless For 35 Years Reunites With His Family, Thanks To A Stranger's Kindness
By Lisa Capretto, OWN
"I felt I needed to do something," she said.
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F1 Boss Bernie Ecclestone's Mother-In-Law Kidnapped in Brazil: Reports
Aparecida Schunck was reportedly seized in Sao Paulo on Friday night.
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