We’ve had an eventful inaugurating week over at the Best of Brazil Blog. Here are some post that you may find of interest:

Current Events

Brazil was saddened by the passing of a tennis great Maria Esther Bueno.

The truckers strike comes to a dramatic end.

Explaining the Bolsonaro phenomenon.

That time Anthony Bourdain visited São Paulo.

World Cup

We’ve begun a series of posts highlighting some of Brazil’s greatest soccer players of all time. So far we’ve covered

Pelé

Garrincha

Zico

Music

Aquarela do Brasil by Perpetuum Jazzile

Tico Tico no Fubá, played with four hands and one guitar.

Brazil

Spectacular pictures of the Lencois Maranhenses

Rio at its best

Video

Common courtesy is not dead.

Kids, don’t try this at home.

Gas and a “wash”

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