Tag archives for Brazil
Daniela Mercury is once again taking on Salvador's Carnaval, this time for three nights. In a festival showcasing many great performing artists, she shines.
Wire services report the Uruguayan government is keen on building a deepwater port in the beach town of Rocha, east of Montevideo--a risky move.
Despite recent economic hiccups, Brazil has enjoyed a massive increase in its wind power capacity in recent years.
When Brazil erupted in protests earlier this year in June, many were surprised except for Brazilians exasperated with the country’s corruption and transport system.
Brazil has flared up in recent months for a bevy of reasons, and many are worried about the future of sustainability in Latin America's largest economy.
In a move she says is both symbolic and political, Daniela Mercury will marry Malu Verçosa on October 12, which is also the public holiday Brazilians celebrate for Our Lady Aparecida.
Microsoft's investment in carbon offsets, which launched last year, is starting to show results.
Does sustainability and FIFA really belong in the same sentence?
Listening to Gal Costa’s version of the bossa nova classic Desafinado always makes my heart melt.
If I had to choose a favorite hymn, it would be Panis Angelicus, written by Saint Thomas Aquinas. Milton Mascimento sings an inspirational version.
Caetano Veloso's contributions to Tropicalismo and Brazilian music in general still leave a mark on Brazil’s culture over two generations later.
Gal Costa’s contributions to Tropicalismo, especially Divino Maravilhoso, are still remarkable 45 years later.