Brazil News and Views

News and opinions on current events from “The Land of the Southern Cross”.

Ready for Blast-Off: The Next Steps for the Alcântara Launch Center

On Monday Michael and I had a unique and very educational experience. We were given the opportunity to attend a...

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First They Came for the Comedians: Free Speech and the Right to Offend in Brazil

Danilo Gentili is a highly successful Brazilian comedian and talk-show host. He can be downright hilarious. He also takes special...

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In Limbo: An Update on the Brazilian Homeschooling Movement

A few months ago I published an article about the nascent Brazilian homeschooling movement. Since then many have asked for...

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Trump, Bolsonaro, and the Alcântara Launch Center

On Tuesday Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro visited US President Trump in Washington. The visit, of course, generated much press here...

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So Let’s Talk About the Brazilian Elections

For most of the 2018 Brazilian election cycle I have limited my comments on the politics of this country to...

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Documentary: The Seven Wonders of Brazil

I started the Best of Brazil Blog back in June in order to have a place to post exclusively about...

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Brazilian Supreme Court Bans Homeschooling

Over on our personal Facebook page we’ve been posting updates on a process to legalize homeschooling here in Brazil that...

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Charismatic Confusion: This Can’t Be a Church Service. Please Tell Me It’s Not a Church Service.

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It’s a church service. This is what happens when generations are left without clear biblical teaching. Pray for Evangelicalism in...

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Redefining Jesus, Brazilian Style

One of the clearest indications of exactly who Jesus is and what He represents is the near obsessive interest that...

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The Charming Past of São Luís

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When one visits São Luís today, one is confronted with the ruins of what was once a beautiful colonial city....

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