INVENTIONS THAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW CAME FROM BRAZIL

The website called Plus55 provides great articles highlighting news on politics, business, culture and other areas of interest regarding Brazil.  As quoted on their website, “plus55 is the first platform created to bring content about Brazil to foreign audiences. It was conceived by a group of Brazilian journalists and designers who wanted to help solve a… Read More INVENTIONS THAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW CAME FROM BRAZIL

Brazil section in The Guardian newspaper online – Read and learn more about Brazil!

The Guardian newspaper online serves as a great source of news and information regarding countries all over the world.  The Brazil section in particular, covers a mix of news on politics, business and cultural curiosities about the country. We highly recommend you subscribe to the website, and continue learning more about Brazil and all the updates… Read More Brazil section in The Guardian newspaper online – Read and learn more about Brazil!

Rio 2016 raises the bar for Olympic and Paralympic sports

“Tourists from around the world in Rio for the Games highlighted the hospitality of Brazilians” The Brazilian government official website on the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games presents an overview of the experience provided during the games, and results achieved from hosting it. As quoted in the article, “A survey conducted by the Ministry of Tourism revealed… Read More Rio 2016 raises the bar for Olympic and Paralympic sports

7 Brazilian Gestures That Non-Brazilians Won’t Be Able To Guess

Babbel Magazine online shares a fun article, and video, to help non-Brazilians understand these questions: Why do Brazilians use so many hand gestures? Is this an exclusively Brazilian habit? The first paragraph sets the tone for the article: “We Brazilians are famous for being expressive — not just vocally, but gestural (after all, what’s music without… Read More 7 Brazilian Gestures That Non-Brazilians Won’t Be Able To Guess

The Brazilian way of doing things – what is the “jeitinho brasileiro”?

The Brazil Business highlights in a fun and serious note, the realities of doing business in Brazil.  The article states,”In a world of increasing appreciation for cross-cultural competence, it is imperative to adapt to new cultures. Brazilians have a unique manner of handling things, that can surprise unprepared foreigners. This article will enlighten you about the… Read More The Brazilian way of doing things – what is the “jeitinho brasileiro”?