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    You’re hired!

    You will earn much more teaching English in Brazil than many college educated Brazilians ...

    Word Mangler

    My colleagues run for their office when I arrive and the coffee area empties ...

    Crime and Impunity

    Political assassination is an all too common occurrence in Alagoas. Ten percen or more ...

    LETTERS

    There are between 16.5 million and 30 million Brazilians working in the informal economy, ...

    Back home

    I’m visiting Brazil after a long time away. As a tourist with saudade in ...

    Cattle from Uruguay

    The Invasion of Uruguay. Brazil Has Taken Over the Meat and Rice Industries

    In Uruguay, as in all other countries in the region, the expansion of single-crop ...

    It’s War

    According to the United Nations, a country with more than 50 murders a year ...

    Plain João – The Man Who Invented Bossa Nova

    He’s been called O Rei da Bossa, O Mito, Il Maestro Supremo, and O ...

    December 1994

    CONTENTS: Cover story: The army goes up the hill in Rio (p. 8) Adjusting ...

    November 1994

    CONTENTS: Cover story: We are reading more (p. 8) All about the president (p. ...