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Articles by Gabriela Antunes

A quick scroll over the website of mining company Vale and its mission statement of the company pops up on the screen. According to one of the biggest mining companies of the world, present in ten countries, and on almost

After a year of Brazilian politics looking like a plotline from House of cards, the man many compare to the series’ main character Frank Underwood has finally met his political end.

The man cited as the architect for the …

It was a night to remember. As 2,000 people tried to enjoy wine and salmon canapés at the Independence Day festivities in the official residence of the Brazilian ambassador in the City of Buenos Aires, a small group of protesters …

In the first weekend since Brazil’s Senate impeached Dilma Rousseff from the country’s presidency and Michel Temer was sworn into power, it became clear that many will not take what they describe as a coup sitting down. While in China …

Many Brazilians gathered to celebrate Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment with champagne and cake in one of Brazil´s most iconic areas, Paulista Avenue in São Paulo. They rejoiced over Rousseff ousting in front of the São Paulo Federation of Industries (FIESP), which …

Thirty-one years after Brazil’s dictatorship ended, today what seemed to be a consolidated democracy suffered a heavy blow when the first Brazilian woman ever elected president was ousted after a long and torturous impeachment process.  In the end, it …

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff did not mince words as she mounted her last defense before she will all but certainly be impeached from office, ending what has been a stream of constant attack by the media, judicial system and …

It might sound weird, but Brazilians have low self esteem. As newspapers painted a grim portrait of what was supposed to be a calamitous Olympics, Brazilians braced themselves for the criticism.

But when supermodel Gisele Bundchen cruised the Maracanã stadium …

Beginning last year, Brazil has seen itself submersed in political turmoil, economic recession and at the center of a health epidemic. Impeachment, inflation and Zika are some words that Brazilians have been dealing with for some time now.

With the …

One sunny day, Rio native Vini Soares walks into Starbucks and orders coffee. “What is your name?” the cashier asks the costumer as usual. “Out With Temer,” he answers. This is a true Brazilian story.

Brazilians have a new way …