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Doodle inspired in the works by the Brazilian artist Alfredo Volpi.

Alfredo Volpi (1896 – 1988) was a Brazilian painter who is considered one of the most important artists of modernism. One of the flagship features of his works are the little flags (“bandeirinhas”). 7 more words

"Capoeira" by Carybé, Brazil.

Illustration made by Carybé (Brazilian artist) for the book by Jorge Amado Jubiabá. The first edition of the book date from 1935.
Carybé expressed in his prints the Brazilian customs and the cultural traditions. 58 more words

"Roda de Samba" by Carybé

Engraving “Roda de Samba” by Carybé.
Carybé was one of the most important Brazilian artists (Argentine naturalized Brazilian). He illustrated many works of the famous Brazilian writer Jorge Amado. 21 more words

Backtracking: 'Bathing on Brazilian Beaches

What seems like an age ago we were relaxing on some of the best beaches the world has to offer in Brazil, both pre and post… 408 more words

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ETHANOL CONTROVERSY IN BRAZIL

There’s a raging controversy in Brazil about the use of natural ethanol as an additive in motor fuels. The debate has been given extra sharpness lately by the proposal to increase the ethanol content in gasoline (petrol) from twenty-five percent to 27.5%. 85 more words

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RIO STATE TO RECEIVE $US 235 BILLION IN INVESTMENTS

The important Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro is set to receive a total of 235 billion US Dollars in private and public investments. This huge sum will be applied across the two years from this year (2014) to 2016. 66 more words

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ALECRIM DRAMATICALLY QUALIFY FOR 2015 BRAZILIAN CUP

Alecrim have qualified for their first ever Brazilian Cup after securing a third place finish in the Rio Grande do Norte State Championship.  Needing a victory at home to Baraunas to qualify for Brazil’s national cup competition, the EcoHouse-sponsored team held a 2-1 lead going in to the last five minutes. 154 more words

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