Brazil in the Midwest

Brazil in the Midwest

St. Louis to get its first Brasil Day

Two weeks ago, Moacyr Marchini was getting ready to put on Brasil Fest Chicago 2013; today, he’s putting the finishing…
Brazil in the Midwest

Midwesterners among faithful at World Youth Day gathering in Rio

Of the estimated 3 million pilgrims that attended the World Youth Day Celebration with Pope Francis in Rio de Janeiro…
Brazil in the Midwest

In Minnesota or the Dakotas? Host a Brazilian exchange student!

Forte International Exchange Association is looking to place a Brazilian student in Minnesota or the Dakotas ASAP. “I have placed…

U of I study: Grain storage a challenge for Mato Grosso farmers

A research project conducted by University of Illinois agricultural economist Peter Goldsmith found that while tropical climates that allow for…
Brazil in the Midwest

Lisabi, Brazilian punk on Midwest tour

Lisabi is a progressive ska punk septet from Campinas, São Paulo. They signed with Sinking Ship Records in May and…
Brazil in the Midwest

Midwest tech fuels Petrobras natural gas processing

A subsidiary of Petrobras, PNBV, will be using Illinois-based UOP’s Separex membrane systems to remove carbon dioxide and water from…
Brazil in the Midwest

BorgWarner expands Brazil plant and engineering facility

New highly engineered engine and drivetrain components are the focus for BorgWarner, which hopes to expand its technology offerings in…
Brazil in the Midwest

Meet the Indians’ Yan Gomes, the first Brazilian-born MLB player

If you’re a baseball fan then you’re probably already familiar with Cleveland Indians catcher and infielder Yan Gomes, but for…

Gallery: Brazilian solidarity in Iowa and Indy

Yes, there are Brazilians in the Quad Cities, and some of them got together yesterday afternoon at St. Ambrose University…

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