Brazil's Stake in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election

OPINION by Ian Walcott When President Dilma Rousseff took office in January 2011, she made history on a number of fronts. This elevated her...

BRICS Summit Takes Place in South Africa

Ben Tavener of The Rio Times is reporting that Brazil, along with Russia, India, China, and South Africa, took place in...

Brazil: Why Some Afro-Brazilians May Vote for a Racist Candidate

Writing for The Root,  journalist Kiratiana Freelon examines the quagmire of why some Afro-Brazilians may choose to vote for a de...

Former Turks and Caicos PM Misick Re-Arrested in Brazil

Caribbean 360 is reporting that former Turks and Caicos Prime Minister Michael Misick has been re-arrested in Brazil. The author writes: "The...

The New Democratic Majority: Too Good to be True?

Opinion by Devona Walker One could argue “the beginning of the end” for Republicans began in 2008 when a visibly aged, baffled and seemingly...

Brazil Waives Visas for U.S., Canadian, Japan & Aussie Visitors

Reuters is reporting Brazil has waived visa requirements for visitors from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. In an effort...

Brazil: Reggae Music Honored at Florianopolis Carnival

Cecilia Campbell-Livingston is reporting that Reggae music has gone carnival in Brazil. Singers Bunny Wailer and Andrew Tosh, music industry veteran...

Brazil: Cuban Doctors Replaced After Bolsonaro’s Remarks

BBC Latin America is reporting thousands of Cuban doctors who were pulled out of Brazil after inflammatory remarks made by President-elect...

The Burton Wire's Christmas Playlist

The Burton Wire would like to wish you a safe and Happy Holiday season! To help you get into the Christmas...

Brazil: Mudslides in Salvador Cause 21 Deaths

The local news media in Salvador, the capital of the Northeastern state of Bahia, are reporting that heavy rains that began on...

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