Volunteering in Brazil: challenging experience
Modern volunteers are different from those who first came to the poor countries with their volunteering missions. Nowadays there is broad choice of organisations offering volunteering services like GoBrazil. All what you need to do is to register and find the way to cover living costs
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Carnival in Brazil Maceió
Lets get the party started! Summer in Brazil is getting to its peak. All the business processes are getting slower, working days shorter, deadlines are shifting to the beginning of March. In the meantime, the shops are getting new colorful decorations and filling its shelves with dive
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My Best Moment in Brazil Photo Contest – call for participation
Dear GoBrazil Alumni! We miss you all here! Why not to visit us again? We invite you to remember your best moments in Brazil and share with us! Open the folder with you photos from Brazil and let the nostalgia bring you back. For sure you have had a lot of great moments here, but chos
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Black Awareness Day in Alagoas
Black Awareness Day is celebrated on 20th of November in Brazil. It is dedicated to the fight against the black slavery. Looking for the icon to reverence, black movement in Brazil has chosen “Zumbi dos Palmares” – one of the leaders of the black resistance, the hero
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Volunteer Registration for Rio 2016 Olympics Extended
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The period to register for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has just been extended until December 15th, therefore prolonging the registration period for another month. This is the last opportunity to
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Portuguese quote of the month
The horse is very important animal in Brazil. They still work a lot and don´t let the cars to substitute their jobs. Some of them even can not be substituted. Like the place where horses work as therapists – Hippotherapy. This month we visited couple of those places with our vo
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CPT launches a book about Landless Workers´ Movement in Brazil
Our partner Commissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT) launched on 16th October the new book about Landless Workers´ Movement (Port.: Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra – or MST). It has been said and written a lot about Landless Workers´ Movement in Brazil – one of the bigge
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II Exposition Primavera Alagoana (Alagoas Spring) at Garça Torta
The small house at Garça Torta will become a home of the photo exposition “Alagoas Spring”. 56 photos were selected from more than 200 photos, professional and amateurs, and will be exposed at Casa da Arte for the next two months. Not only photos from Brazil, but also from variou
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Why internship in Brazil can boost your CV?
According to The economist the business world is going through the internships boom. Larger graduate pools and stagnant world economy are the main reasons of growing number of internship placements. Almost every graduate has an internship in the CV already before graduating. How to di
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Portuguese Phrase of the Week: Jeitinho Brasileiro
Jeitinho Brasileiro (engl. Brazilian sly way) – this expression is often used by Brazilians to describe the way how do they solve problems. Often related to finding the solution, though something is prohibited, considered not possible or expensive. This way is characterized by h
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