brazil

  • Gay couples in Brazil marrying sooner for fear of Bolsonaro bias

    Nayara Batschke EFE Sao Paulo – After 15 years together, social networks manager Marcelo Serrano and designer Wellington Pereti decided to get married immediately instead of waiting until the end of 2019 as they had planned, out of fear of a reduction of LGBT rights in Brazil following the...
  • Slave descendants fight to keep their homes in Rio de Janeiro

    EFE Rio de Janeiro – Descendents of African slaves surviving in one of the most sought-after residential districts of Rio de Janeiro are fighting the real estate speculation that for years has tried to kick them out of their homes. These are the inhabitants of Sacopa, located on one...
  • Less than half of Brazilians say their team will win World Cup, survey shows

    EFE Rio de Janeiro – Less than half of Brazilians – 48 percent – believe their five-time world championship team will win the 2018 World Cup in Russia, which began last Thursday, a confidence level must lower than before the tourney in any other year. On the eve of...
  • Brazil begins training for World Cup

    EFE Teresopolis, Brazil – Brazil’s national soccer team came together Monday in this town 91 km (56 mi) from Rio de Janeiro to prepare for next month’s World Cup in Russia. Brazil, pursuing a sixth World Cup title, will have almost a month to train for the tournament, since...
  • La comunidad del fútbol se une con el Chapecoense

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Era temprano en el martes 29 de noviembre, 2016 que empezó el trend en twitter de las palabras “brazil” y “chapecoense”. Para los que están aclimatados con el fútbol, era talvez noticia nueva y excitante sobre el equipo brasileño que contra todo pronóstico había asegurado...