Integration Headlines


One ring to rule them all: Dial 1746 to reach over 300 city services in one place. Some headlines on Brazil are more fit for a Vin Diesel worldview than they are fit to print, but we admire their enthusiasm: Brazil teeming with crack users and sales. Brazil Widens Human Flesh-Filled Empanada Probe. Jetman soars […]

Country of the Future


According to this New York Times profile on Viennese writer Stefan Zweig, who moved to Rio shortly before poisoning himself in a suicide pact with his wife, we can thank Zweig for “creating one of most hackneyed phrases ever associated with Brazil: Country of the Future:” Derived from the title of his 1941 book praising […]