Vinicius Lummertz | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK
Vinicius Lummertz

Over recent decades, there have been many great changes in the techniques of marketing and the creation of brands. Companies are increasingly using in...

Unleashing the Potential of Brazil's Children

One Young World | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK
One Young World

Giselle Oliveira is a One Young World Ambassador running the impactful Eyes of the Street / Olhares da rua project that is tackling child poverty in B...

Unleashing the Creative Potential of Britain's Children

One Young World | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK
One Young World

Giselle Oliveira is a One Young World Ambassador running the impactful Eyes of the Street / Olhares da rua project that is tackling child poverty in B...

From Cachaça to Wine, a Gastronmic Tour of Brazil

Vinicius Lummertz | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vinicius Lummertz

When planning a trip, one of the first things that we usually do is make an itinerary of the museums to visit, the best beaches to stroll on, the historical sites that we want to discover or even a list of the shopping we intend to do. But an important part of the tourist experience is related to food and drink, including deciding where to eat out.

Would You Sleep in a Slum?

Katy Gough | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Gough

Going on one of these tours, sleeping in a favela guesthouse or having dinner in a tourist friendly favela restaurant does offer an alternative to mainstream Rio. So, would YOU spend a night sleeping in a slum?

Shawshank-Style Prison Escape Went Very Badly Wrong For This Brazilian Inmate...

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

If you've ever wondered about how to escape prison, it's probably not the best idea to follow this guy's example... Maycon Souza da Silva was attem...

Watch The Nail-Biting Moment Firefighters Rescue A Cat Stranded Six Floors High

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK

A cat miraculously managed to evade death after a haphazard rescue in Brazil on Monday. In a gripping rescue caught on camera, the feline can be se...

Female MMA Fighter Defeats Mugger With Fierce Leg Lock As He Screams For Mummy

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK

A Brazilian woman has taught a robber a thing or two after he tried to accost her on a street. Monique Bastos, who is trained in martial arts, too...

Why These Countries Introduced Women-Only Transport

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn's idea of providing train carriages for women may have been condemned by his Labour leadership opponents but other countries have run ex...

There's Sun All Year Round Along Brazil's Eight Million Meters of Coastline

Vinicius Lummertz | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vinicius Lummertz

The Brazilian summer officially begins towards the end of December when the countries of the northern hemisphere are going through harsh winters, but the sun shines all year round on our coast.

Brazil Welcomed 1.7million Tourists During World Cup Months

Vinicius Lummertz | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK
Vinicius Lummertz

Besides improving the perception of Brazil and increasing awareness of the diversity of the Brazilian people, the success of the large events we have held, culminating in the 2016 Olympic Games, will help to increase the influence that tourism has on Brazil's economic development.

Forget Team GB - Five Reasons Olympic Football Is Going To Be Awesome

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

The weight of doom England fans carried when gearing up for the World Cup was heavy and the media wrote about nothing more than the impending disappointment we are so used to facing. So this time it's easier and a hell of a lot less painful - we're not even there! Perhaps now we can enjoy the football.

International Day of Cooperatives - How Brazilian Farmers Are Working Together to Make Their Way Out of Poverty

Melanie Hargreaves | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK
Melanie Hargreaves

Today we are marking International Day of Cooperatives, celebrating the success of people around the world - quite often poor and vulnerable communities - working together for their mutual, social, economic and cultural benefit.

Brazil Is No Paradise - But Here's Why

Philippe Ladvocat | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK
Philippe Ladvocat

Way beyond the violence and corruption from City of God, Brazil finds itself in a very dangerous situation and dark times might be ahead. And I'm not even talking about economy. When I left my home country about six years ago, things seemed to be progressing for a better situation, with a decrease in poverty and hunger and a growing economy. There was a lot to be done and I was aware that it would take a long time, but then things changed.

Where Did Brazil Go Wrong? Charting a Footballing Fall From Grace

Chris Deeley | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

For a generation who grew up on Brazilian dominance, watching them reach the final in three consecutive World Cups between 1994 and 2002, the current absence of talent is jarring. Every country goes through troughs in performance to balance out the peaks, but Brazil's has been going on for an uncomfortably long time now.

Brazil Increases in World Tourism Competitiveness Ranking

Vinicius Lummertz | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK
Vinicius Lummertz

Brazil jumped 23 positions and entered first place among Latin American countries in the World Economic Forum's Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index, published this May.

The Boy Shot in a Rio Favela - One Year On, What's Changed?

Beth McLoughlin | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Beth McLoughlin

The process of pacification for Gabriel and his neighbours may be entering its second phase as the Olympics approaches, but the community is still a long way from peace.

Why So Quiet? No Internet in Venezuela?

Sophie Bauer | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Politics
Sophie Bauer

The other day I received a message from a friend clearly appalled by my poor Facebook presence since moving to Uruguay. 'Why so quiet, what no internet in Venezuela?', it read. Marvellous.

Brazilian Catholic Sanctuary Receives More Tourists Than the Eiffel Tower

Vicente Neto | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK
Vicente Neto

In 2014, the second largest church in the world, the Aparecida do Norte Sanctuary in São Paulo State, received more than 12 million visitors. This is...

Brazilian Defenders Brawl On The Pitch After Letting In Fifth Goal Of The Game

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Sport

It's not unusual to see defenders having a word with each other after letting a goal slip through, but tensions were high between the backs when this ...

Peruvian Indigenous Leader: 'We Don't Want to Die Because of Oil'

David Hill | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK
David Hill

Leaders from the indigenous Matsés people in the Peruvian Amazon say they remain vehemently opposed to potential operations in their territory by a Canada-based oil company...

Fifa's Blatter Could Untrack Brazil's Football "Reforms"

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Sport
Eric Ehrmann

In an attempt to have big government control the future of futebol president Dilma Rousseff is submitting legislation to "modernize" the national pastime to a fractious Federal Congress for review and approval.

Police Killings in Brazil: 'My Taxes Paid for the Bullet That Killed My Grandson'

Alexandre Ciconello | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK
Alexandre Ciconello

How much longer will it take for the Brazilian authorities to wake up to these horrors and take real action? The lives of thousands of people - many of them young black men - are at stake.

12 Pictures Of People Who REALLY Don't Want To Be At The Rio Carnival

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK

The Rio Carnival kicked off in Brazil this weekend, with millions turning out to celebrate the city's 450th birthday. It gives the people of Rio de...

Might Norway Blacklist Canadian Oil Firm Over Amazon Operations?

David Hill | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK
David Hill

During the meeting in November various Matses men expressed concern about the potential impacts of oil operations on the IPI.