Viva the Cariocas! Ten days in Rio hosted by our friendly carioca Nando (or Naandu) for a feast of food, swims, sights and various delights, along with his beau, Anna. 362 more words
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Rio de Janiero is one of the most picturesque cities in the world. After spending over a month traveling in Argentina where there were almost no people of color, it was really refreshing to arrive to a city where I could blend in amongst the many shades of people. 272 more words
RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil has detained a land-grabber thought to be the Amazon’s single biggest deforester, the country’s environmental protection agency said.
The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources said Ezequiel Antonio Castanha, who was detained Saturday in the state of Para, operated a network that illegally seized federal lands, clear-cut them and sold them to cattle grazers. 202 more words