Tagged Brazil


Norway, Brazil saving the rainforest

Deforestation has been, and continues to be, a global problem. Not only does it reduce habitat for unique and often endangered species, but it also contributes quite considerably to climate change. To put deforestation into perspective, take a look at the Amazon Rainforest. Since 1970, 230,000 square miles of forest, roughly an area the size…


Soccer team perishes in plane crash

Brazilian club Associacao Chapecoense de Futebol tragically loses most of squad in unfortunate LaMia flight The soccer community mourns the tragic loss of Chapecoense de Futebol players who, in addition to coaching staff and journalists, died in an unfortunate plane crash on their way to a title defining match. The Brazilian soccer team had somewhat…


Brazilian president faces ouster

House of deputies votes to impeach Dilma Rousseff amid massive civil protests     Over the past year, Brazil has gone through political upheavals that were once hoped to be bygones of the past. As early as August 16, 2015, thousands of Brazilians demonstrated across 200 cities against the current President Dilma Rousseff due to…