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  • Prehistoric Fossils Found in Squatting Area in Southern Brazil

    The fossils of animals that lived between 42 million and 39 million years ago were found in 16-hectare site in the Brazilian city of Curitiba, in a place surrounded by squatting areas and at the back of an old hospital waste landfill.

    Published on 05/17/2018 - 13h39

  • Soaring Oil Prices Impact Brazilian Airline Companies

    Recent high oil prices may be reason for celebration by oil companies and related firms whose revenues are related to the price of the commodity but are a cause of major concern for airline companies, who suffer from the consequences of high prices for the fuel that they use which raises their operating costs.

    Published on 05/10/2018 - 11h46

  • Folk Healers Remain Active within Chica da Silva's Land in the Minas Gerais Countryside

    Mrs. Maria Mercita Cunha, 86, lives in a house surrounded by medicinal plants. She goes into the backyard, and in front of a guinea tree, asks nature for permission to use its powers in a cure. While this is going on, a young man waits in the kitchen to receive the healing blessing. Mercita picks some leaves from the plant and starts to pray.

    Published on 04/19/2018 - 11h50

  • The Arembepe Village, Brazil's Last Hippie Community, Celebrates 50 Years

    The hippie village of Arembepe, in the State of Bahia, entered into worldwide fame 50 years ago when Mick Jagger visited it, turning it into a sanctuary for the counter-culture movement.

    Published on 04/19/2018 - 10h49

  • Blackout in 13 States Leaves 70 Million Without Electricity

    A failure in the energy transmission system from the Belo Monte generation complex left approximately 70 million people without electricity on Wednesday (the 21st). The problem was caused by a circuit breaker at the Xingu substation in the State of Pará, which was inaugurated only three months ago.

    Published on 03/22/2018 - 11h08

  • The Richness of Alter do Chão, the 'Caribbean of the Amazon'

    Alter do Chão, in the State of Pará, appeared out of nowhere on the route of exotic destinations in 2009, when the British newspaper The Guardian published a list of the ten most beautiful beaches in Brazil based upon voting and included it as a representative from the North of Brazil.

    Published on 03/22/2018 - 11h03

  • Farm in Paraty Opens Its Front Gate to the Public Following Restoration and Reforestation Period

    One of the oldest farms in Paraty, which was founded in the end of the 17th century, has just been reopened to the public. Formerly known as the Murycana, the Fazenda Bananal changed hands, underwent restoration and was transformed into an eco-agricultural tourist complex.

    Published on 02/23/2018 - 11h14

  • Cultural Activities Revitalize Historical Center of Salvador

    It's not just drums beating in the Pelourinho, the historical center of Salvador.

    Published on 01/04/2018 - 11h35

  • Route of Emotions Reveals Unknown Cities in Northeastern Brazil

    With the exception of Jijoca de Jericoacoara, home to one of the most famous beaches in Brazil, the other cities in Rota das Emoções (The Route of Emotions) - a tour created by a partnership among Maranhão, Piauí and Ceará, with the support of Sebrae (a body which promotes training and supports small companies) are unknown.

    Published on 12/29/2017 - 11h59

  • The Remote Beaches and Cliffs of Icapuí, on the Eastern Coast of Ceará, Are Worth Visiting

    The eastern coast of Ceará contains a stretch near the Rio Grande do Norte border that has barely been explored. Not even the adventurers who go on day trips to explore the surroundings of Fortaleza seem to know the region well.

    Published on 12/22/2017 - 09h56