Brazil's imperial flag

    Brazil’s Dual Legacy of Slavery and the Monarchy

    What do most Americans know of Brazil? Hardly more than the samba, the homeland ...

    First picture taken in Brazil

    Daguerreotype and the Birth of Photography in Brazil

    Louis-Jacques Mandé Daguerre (1787-1851) was a French artist from whose name was coined the ...

    Portugal's Royal Family arrives in Brazil in 1808

    Celebrations: 200 Years Ago Brazil Became Seat of Portugal Empire

    The president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, inaugurated Friday, March 8, an ...

    In Brazil, the Worker President Became Emperor

    In November 1889, the young army officer Felicíssimo do Espírito Santo Cardoso handed a ...

    Brazil’s Onze de Junho: A Place Popular in Song

    On 11 June 1865, the Brazilian navy, engaged in the Triple Alliance War against ...