Brazil finally made a decision Sunday on an issue that has been in the news for months — it decided to move one step closer toward the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. Obviously, this is chaotic for a country that has been dealing with the downfall of the Petrobras scandal for an incredibly long time, and […]

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It is that time of the year when vibrant bikinis appear in wardrobes of dark clothing and shorts are dug out from beneath the heaps of sweaters and mufflers. It is the time when hitting the gym seems more important than spending hours at the library, and smoothies start replacing the usual go-to order at […]

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This past week, Brazil hosted the first-ever World Indigenous Games, a kind of “Indigenous Olympics” that included 2,000 athletes from indigenous groups from all over the globe participating in a wide range of sporting events. The project was conceived by Brazilian indigenous leader Marcos Terena and his Intertribal Council, the Brazilian Ministry of Sport and […]

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Elite Model Management discovered Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen, at a mall at the age of 14. Bündchen had no idea how much that day would change her life, or that she would become the most famous face in model history. She had her big break after auditioning for over 40 shows in London and finally […]

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Franchie Viaud, Staff Writer It is hard to imagine that recycling could be considered a sort of mutiny against the government. That is the case in certain countries, though, where it is illegal to pick up trash from street corners. Once recyclables such as cardboard, scrap metal and soda bottles are at the curb, they […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino In a Washington Post interview with Nina Davuluri, the newly crowned Miss America said: “[In India,] the more fair-skinned you are, the more beautiful you are. And they spend tons of money on skin-lightening creams, bleaches, products, and here it’s vice versa; we spend so much on tanning products.” […]

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