Brazil News and Views

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

New Visa Restrictions

This report comes from Brazzil Magazine. Brazil Gets Tough on Visas for Foreigners Brazil’s Immigration Council has announced a series...

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Japanese WWII Holdout Honored In Brazil

The Japan Times recently ran the following article which I found interesting: Brazil Honors Tenacious Soldier who Emigrated RIO DE...

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Brazil and Pollution

The following article appeared in the Yahoo News headlines today, and pretty much captures the conflict that exists in Brazil...

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Solidarity with Terrorists?

Here is a cartoon I found on a popular Brazilian site. I think it pretty much represents the feeling in...

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Brazil and Linux

And this just in, for all you open-source fans: another installment in the ongoing saga of Brazil’s love affair with...

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This Should Be Interesting

An article in the MercoPress carries the following headline: Former Brazilian president back in the political ring This got my...

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Brazilian Wildlife

Yesterday, courtesy of our Pastor, we were able to spend the afternoon at Loughry Park Zoo in Tampa. We had...

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Score One for the Brazilian Police

To balance out the article about the Brazilian police getting robbed on their own bus, here is something from the...

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Brazil’s Schindler

Today I discovered the story of Luiz Martins de Souza Dantas, who is the Brazilian equivalent of Oscar Schindler. Below,...

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Zé Carioca

Last night I watched the Disney film The Three Caballeros with my son. Of special interest to me was the...

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