Brazil-USA connections

Brazil-USA connections

Quinto Sol batizado a taste of capoeira in the Southwest

In the Capoeira Quinto Sol studio in Central El Paso, dozens of people recently practiced ginga, aú, and escorpião moves…
Brazil-USA connections

Three Brazilian acrobats among nine injured in circus accident

Brazilian acrobats Dayana Florentino, Stefany Neves and Widny Neves were among the nine performers injured on Sunday when a metal rig collapsed…
Brazil-USA connections

Rousseff passes Internet bill of rights, takes digs at U.S.

President Dilma Rousseff enacted on Wednesday a law dubbed “the Internet Bill of Rights” (Marco Civil da Internet) during the…
Brazil-USA connections

Rousseff and Goldman Sachs COO discuss business leadership

President Dilma Rousseff welcomed Goldman Sachs COO Gary Cohn in Brasilia on Wednesday. They discussed the 10,000 Women Program, which…
Brazil-USA connections

Midwest corn producers’ mission excited about Brazilian biofuels

Corn farmers from Nebraska, Iowa, and Ohio have returned from a multi-state trade mission to Brazil excited about the potential…
Brazil in the Midwest

Brazil represented at Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival

Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival has been a Des Moines tradition since 2002, but the event hasn’t had a a Brazilian…
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…
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Indiana University String Academy Virtuosi perform in São Paulo

Members of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music String Academy just spent more than two weeks acting as musical…
Brazil in the Midwest

Santa Maria nightclub tragedy: Statement of condolence and list of victims

Today we received a statement of condolence from Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford: I offer my sincere condolences to those…

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