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Brazilian Forces Invade Universities in Suppression of Free Speech

2 months ago / 0 comments

Brazilian media have reported that Brazilian police have staged raids authorised by the electoral authorities, sometimes without warrants, in universities across the country. In these raids, professors were questioned and materials belonging to professors and students were confiscated. Over 20 universities in Brazil were subjected to invasions by military police … Read More

The Trump of the Tropics?

3 months ago / 0 comments

The rise of populism has begun to strain liberal democracy across Western Europe and the United States. Brazil, South America’s largest democratic country, appears, also, to be falling for a populist’s allure. Jair Bolsonaro, a man described as “Trump on steroids”, looks poised to become its next president. Yet, what … Read More

Good Grief, it’s a new coral reef

2 years ago / 0 comments

A 3,600-square mile coral reef ecosystem has been discovered beneath the murky waters of the Amazon river’s mouth and is now known as one of the greatest reef systems in the world! This 600-mile-long reef stretches along the coast of French Guiana and northern Brazil and was discovered by a … Read More

Preview: São Paulo’s Criolo set to rock Belgrave Music Hall, 23rd April

3 years ago / 0 comments

Achieving an ever growing amount success and recognition in his native Brazil, Criolo brings his unique sound of adventurously infused hip-hop to the UK for the very first time. Born to migrants in the North East of Brazil in one of the cities many favelas, Klebeb Cavalcante Gomes’ music confronts … Read More

Sport | Stage set for historic World Cup final but humiliated hosts miss out

5 years ago / 0 comments

Germany and Argentina will meet each other in a World Cup final for the third time as both sides came through their semi-final ties; albeit in contrasting fashion. While Holland took the Argentinians all the way to penalties after a goalless 120 minutes, Germany simply blew Brazil away and truly … Read More

Sport | Brazil and Germany move closer to World Cup glory

5 years ago / 0 comments

Ste Topping rounds up the action from the first quarter finals at the FIFA World Cup, and previews tonight’s action.   France and Germany began the day’s events with an intriguing battle. Both managers made tactical changes, with Joachim Low moving Philipp Lahm back into defence and Didier Dechamps replacing … Read More

Sport | Brazil, Germany and France take centre stage

5 years ago / 0 comments

With the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Cup only hours away, Euan Cunningham previews the action. France v Germany is the first match of the day at 5pm, and both sides will be confident about progressing. France have arguably played the most attractive, free-flowing football so far, with players like … Read More

Sport | Super South American Saturday

5 years ago / 0 comments

Today sees the start of the knockout stages in Brazil as the hosts face Chile whilst Colombia takes on Uruguay in a South American football fiesta! Belo Horizonte plays to the first game of the day as Brazil’s reward for topping their group is a match against an impressive Chile … Read More

Sport | Will changed England line up bring Roy joy?

5 years ago / 0 comments

This final group encounter in Belo Horizonte for both England and Costa Rica should and could have assumed a different significance; the expected scenario was England needing a win in this match to progress with the group’s minnows Costa Rica hoping for one last hurrah to take back with them … Read More

Sport | Brazil lead the way as England prepare to say goodbye

5 years ago / 0 comments

As the last round of group matches got under way at the FIFA World Cup, Ste Topping rounds up the talking points from a busy day in Brazil and looks ahead to an English goodbye.   Monday’s action began in Group B, as Chile took on the Netherlands in a … Read More