The rising number of evangelicals lin Rio de Janeiro, as well as gangs claiming to spread the gospel, see Afro-Brazilian religions as dangerously un-Christian, even evil, and declared a crusade against them.
The NBA season is almost a third of the way complete, and we're seeing multiple Brazilian NBA players excel at a high rate. Latin Post.com takes a look at the Brazilian basketball players who are thriving today.
The World Cup 2014 hasn't been great for Brazil -- in many ways. But with so many visitors flooding into the country, and an internet-savvy Latin American population, hospitality has become a big force for change in the last month in Brazil, particularly for small-time room rental through the popular lodging app Airbnb.
If you're in Rio catching the FIFA World Cup 2014, you might see some futuristic looking riot police clad in black armor resembling the titular character from the RoboCop reboot, along with gas masks that look like Darth Vader. That's just a sample of the massive buildup of 21st century military tech meant to secure visitors and "pacify" impoverished Brazilians, fed up with the country's massive spending on international sporting events.
We all know want happens when you give a dog a bone, but what if you give him a paddle board and tell him to hit the water? Well, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, many canines apparently know how to "hang ten."
Brazil, the fragrant, colorful and ethnically varied Latin American country has Christmas customs that evoke the traditions of a number of people from a number of countries, though many customs come from Portuguese heritage.
Rio de Janiero, Brazil will be the backdrop for the upcoming film about the life of soccer legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele. Pele is a U.S. production in English, and will be a coming-of-age story that will chronicle Pele's life from his childhood in Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil to his rise as a champion and victor in the 1958 World Cup in Sweden as the youngest player to play in a World Cup final match at the age of 17.