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Donald Trump: an Improbable Hit of Brazil’s Carnaval

President Donald Trump has become one of the new stars of Brazil’s Carnaval, with ...

In Brazil, the Carnaval Seems to Be Over. Next Stop: Hangover

Carnaval in the historic Brazilian city of Olinda is a non-stop, noisy affair that ...

Brazil: Another Carnaval Is Over in Rio. Time to Clean Up the Mess

A street vendor in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, says that working during Carnaval is ...

It’s Carnaval: For 5 Days Brazilians Are Encouraged to Drink, Dance and Have Sex

Since Friday the world’s largest street party is going on in Brazil. In Rio ...

The Only Thing I Miss About Brazil Is the Craziness of Carnaval

Though I frequently reminisce about the ‘old days’ living in Brazil (I relocated to ...

Fire Destroys Thousands of Carnaval Costumes in Rio Causing US$ 4.2 Million in Losses

At least four warehouses, an escola de samba (samba club) and a Carnaval museum ...

Brazil’s Lula Goes on a Good-Bye Tour Spreading Money and Good Will

Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is on a tour of Latin America ...

Rio Gets Carnaval Boost: 730,000 Tourists Who Spent US$ 285 Million

Rio received approximately 730,000 Brazilian and Foreign tourists during carnival, having registered 94% occupation ...

Brazil’s Presidential Hopefuls Crisscross Country to Be Seen in Carnaval Parties

The presidential campaign for the October election in Brazil hasn’t started and by law ...