Tag: Cristovam Buarque

    Vai Vai samba school

    A Gallery of Distinguished Brazilians: the Educationalists

    “O navio negreiro” (“The Slave Ship”) was written by the poet Castro Alves in ...

    New Year celebration at Copacabana beach, Rio, Brazil

    There Are Seven Types of Peace. Brazil Needs to Make Each One of Them

    The Aymara people, who for centuries have lived around Lake Titicaca in the Andes, ...

    Swift's Modest Proposal

    Brazil Adopts Swift’s Modest Proposal Condemning Children to Slow Death

    In 1729, the writer Jonathan Swift presented what he called “A Modest Proposal” to ...

    Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez

    Brazil Today Is Yesterday’s Venezuela

    Perhaps no other Latin American political leader has received as much attention from Brazilian ...

    Brazilian soccer player celebrates goal

    My Brazilian Dream Comes True But for a Little Detail

    After tiring of the Brazilian social problems, I woke up to the fact that ...

    Brazilian emperor Dom Pedro II

    Emperor Dom Pedro’s Nightmare: Brazil Has Frozen in Time

    Were he to be resuscitated today, Brazil’s last emperor, Dom Pedro II, would feel ...

    Brazilian minority

    I’m Black, I’m Poor, I’m Not Brazil

    During the past few months, I have spent my free time traveling around Brazil, ...

    Man tries to put some order on São Paulo, Brazil, chaotic traffic

    In Brazil, Rich or Poor, We’re All Prisoners

    An old adage stated, “Brazilian, profession hope.” Today, it would be more correct to ...