Horrific: Body Parts Wash Up By Rio's Olympic Beach Volleyball Site
Horrific: Body Parts Wash Up by Rio's Olympic Beach Volleyball Site
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/30/2016 - 11:35

If things weren't looking bad enough for Rio leading up to the Olympics this August, this surely doesn't help matters.


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Miss Bumbum Contestant Paralyzed Below Waist After Suicide Attempt
Brazil's Miss Bumbum Contestant Paralyzed Below Waist After Suicide Attempt
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/17/2016 - 12:24

Debora Dantas, model and former contestant of Brazil's Miss Bumbum competition, is paralyzed from the waist down after attempting suicide.


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Brazilians Cover a Rio Beach With Underwear to Protest Rape Culture
Brazilians Cover a Rio Beach With Underwear to Protest Rape Culture
By Raquel Reichard | 06/09/2016 - 10:05

Brazilians came together at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Monday to place hundreds of red underwear on the sand in protest of violence against women following the alleged gang rape of a teenage girl,


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5 Campaigns for Black Lives in Latin America
5 Campaigns for Black Lives in Latin America
By Raquel Reichard | 06/03/2016 - 12:50

Black Lives Matter has become the rallying cry for the latest chapter in a long struggle for Black liberation in the United States.


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Brazilian Teen Girl Speaks Out About Brutal Gang Rape
Brazilian Teen Girl Speaks Out About Brutal Gang Rape
By Raquel Reichard | 06/01/2016 - 09:29

On an evening weekend in a Rio de Janeiro favela, a 16-year-old girl planned to visit her boyfriend.


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Viva Brazil! The Country Is Building an Erotic Theme Park
An Erotic Theme Park is Coming to Brazil
By Sujeiry Gonzalez | 05/04/2016 - 10:25

Brazilians are known to be gorgeous and super sexy Seriously, have you seen


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This Brazilian Artist Is Changing the Lives of Victims by Transforming Scars to Art
This Brazilian Tattoo Artist Changes Lives by Transforming Scars to Works of Art
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/05/2016 - 09:41

Brazilian tattoo artist Flavia Carvalho is using her creativity to transform traumatizing scars into works of art. 


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Disrespecting Elders Could Get You in Legal Trouble in Brazil
Disrespecting Your Elders Could Get You in Legal Trouble in Brazil
By Raquel Reichard | 02/25/2016 - 09:56

Brazil is bringing new meaning to the saying “respect your elders.” In the South American country, respecting senior citizens is th


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Was This Brazilian Beauty Queen Dethroned for Being "Too Black?"
Was This Brazilian Beauty Queen Dethroned for Being "Too Black?"
By Raquel Reichard | 02/16/2016 - 13:35

Nayara Justino's childhood dreams came true when the black Brazilian mulher was selected as the Globeleza carnival queen in 2013 after a public vote on one of country’s biggest TV shows, but her excitement was short-lived. After racist complaints about Justino’s dark skin, the channel stripped her of the title, replacing her with a lighter-skinned Globeleza.


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