Protests under the banner of the Black Lives Matter movement erupted across Brazil last month after the death of Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas. Online Features Editor Becca Wells reports on the incident and the political reaction.
Exeter Alumni and WWF work together to protect natural habitat in Brazil A group of Exeter alumni has joined the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) in founding a new Ph.D. project to protect the Cerrado ecosystem in Brazil. The largest savanna region in South America, the Cerrado, is a vast tropical ecosystem in Brazil. Covering more than 20% […]
Film industry in Brazil faces some difficult challenges between the government of Jair Bolsonaro and the outbreak of COVID-19.
Two candidates remain in the Brazilian elections. One is a centre-left moderate, and former Mayor of Sao Paulo. The other is a former army captain, who has been a congressman for 28 years in nine different parties, has been quoted saying a female politician wasn’t worth raping, and dedicated his 2016 impeachment vote against Dilma […]
By this Friday the Rio Olympics will be nearly half-way to their completion, which means the continuation of a large number of events, the conclusion of some of the games’ most famous events and hopefully some medals for Great Britain. Listed below are some highlights for the coming days. N.B. All events listed are finals and all times […]
On February 1st the World Health Organisation declared that the Zika Virus is a public health emergency after a large outbreak in Brazil. Before you quarantine yourself, here is all you need to know on the virus that is sweeping South America. The Zika Virus is spread mainly via mosquito bites from the Aedes genus of mosquito that populates tropical and […]