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In the study, Brazil stands out for its progress in closing the gender gap over the past two decades.
As part of an effort to ‘clean up’ Brazil’s biggest city, mayor João Doria has been down on his knees, spraying grey paint over beloved street art. Locals are furious.
Brazil’s increasingly powerful evangelical church and its progressive movements are both pushing to refine Carnaval to match their often opposing priorities.
All eyes were focused on the floats passing by when 25-year-old Neilson Rizzuto, stuck in traffic on the avenue after, police believe, a day of heavy drinking, revved the engine of his gray pickup and hit the gas.
As the country tries to move from kneeling to standing, Brazil’s rapidly changing fortunes—booming, busting and now trying to recover in two to three years—has left hundreds of CEOs there asking the same pergunta: How do today’s business leaders best attract talent in such a climate?
Imagine setting your budget today for every year through 2036. This week, the world’s ninth-largest economy made just such a decision.
Welcome to the new normal, where workers struggle to care about their jobs. What are the costs, causes and solutions to what may be the defining corporate crisis of today?
Dayse Paparoto, a 31-year old chef with crooked glasses and a toothy grin, has suddenly become a symbol of feminist resistance to Brazilian machismo.
Discover what motivates then brothers, their favorite cheeses, and their big secret
Many Brazilians are revolted by the image, which seems to give shape in pixel form to a feeling that many people share: That the country’s politicians are not only uninterested in the concerns of the people, but that they are actively ignoring them.
Those who remember the Marshall University football team's crash will be startled by the similarities.
The word chacina derives from the killing of pigs. But ask any Brazilian, and they will tell you that there is another, more disturbing meaning of that word.
Brazil’s politics have swung to the right in what will go down in history books as a sea-change period.