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Brazil Modern History

Brazil is a country located in South America. With the capital city of Brasilia, Brazil has a population of 212,559,428 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. In the decades after World War II, Brazil was characterized by instability and economic problems. Strikes and riots contributed to the military taking power in a coup in… Read More »

Brazil Banks

Brazil is a country located on the subcontinent of South America. The Brazilian territory is bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, limited to the north, with French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, Venezuela and Colombia; to the northwest, with Peru; to the west, with Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina; and to the south, with Uruguay. The Brazilian territory has… Read More »

Major Cities in Brazil

Brasilia (Brazil) The city of Brasilia is built at the headwaters of the Corumba, Sao Francisco, Tocantina and Parana rivers. When you fly up to him, the flight attendants say: “Look out the windows.” It’s worth doing – where else can you see a city designed in the shape of an airplane. It is surrounded… Read More »

Brazil Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink malaria 4 – Typhoid & Polio 3 no cholera 2 yellow fever 1 Overview The medical care in the country, as far as the larger cities are concerned, can be compared with that in Europe. In rural areas, however, it is often problematic in terms of… Read More »

Brazil Agricultural Products

From the descriptions that date back to the century. XVI shows that from the first period of colonization corn, millet, mandioca, yam, cocoa, banana, tobacco and cotton were known to the natives. Wheat was not known, as well as the hypothesis that sugar cane was already known there, is far from being demonstrated, even if we… Read More »

Brazil Language

The national language of Brazil is Portuguese (for indigenous languages ​​see america: Indigenous languages; tupi – Guaraní) which, introduced in the century XVI by the Lusitanian discoverers, in an environment different from that of origin, among a mixed population of indigenous people (especially Tupi-Guaraní), of blacks imported from the Portuguese colonies of Africa, and of… Read More »

Arrival in Brazil Part I

Most travelers come to Rio de Janeiro by air, but this is just one of the many ways to get to Brazil, a country located in South America according to ZIPCODESEXPLORER. The country has several other major international airports and land borders with almost every country in South America (with the exception of Chile and… Read More »

Arrival in Brazil Part II

Rail: some trains connect Brazil with Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile. The most important rail routes include Rio de Janeiro – Buenos Aires (Argentina), Rio de Janeiro – Sao Paulo – Montevideo (Uruguay), Rio de Janeiro – Santiago (Chile), Sao Paulo – Antofagasta (Chile) and Sao Paulo – Bauru – Corumba – Santa Cruz (Bolivia)… Read More »

Brazil History

Brazil is the only Latin American country that has adopted the language and culture from Portugal. The native residents of the country are mostly nomadic Tupi-Guarani Indians. Admiral Pedro Alvares Cabral claimed the territory of Brazil for Portugal in 1500. The early explorers brought wood to Europe from the newly discovered land, which contains a… Read More »

Travel to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo

Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the country of Brazil and is known all over the world for the city’s landmark, the Sugar Loaf, but also for the beautiful carnival that takes place there year after year. Various theaters and museums, each with a very different offer, ensure a very balanced… Read More »

Brazil Entry Requirements

Passport: is a general requirement for traveling to Brazil. The passport (or the temporary passport) must be valid for at least 6 months upon entry. An identity card is not sufficient to enter Brazil. Visa : For tourist and certain business trips (e.g. participation in conferences or competitions, researching business opportunities) with a maximum stay… Read More »

Brazil Education Part I

Brazil is a country that is full of resources and wealth. At the same time, it is one of the countries in the world where the social differences are greatest. While a small percentage of the population lives a life of luxury and abundance, the slums are growing. Young people who grow up in poor… Read More »

Brazil Education Part II

Under the prevailing social inequalities, freedom of the press and expression is strongly pressured. Both young people and adults who live in Brazil’s favelas (slums) lack arenas where they have the opportunity to express their opinions. Although many communities have places where they can express their culture and political views, it does not help the… Read More »

Brazil Education Part III

In addition, student participation and student democracy hardly exist. In Brazil, the idea is strong that young people have nothing to contribute to society, that the elderly are the wisest. All initiatives that come from students are regulated by teachers and administration, and ideas about activities and leisure activities for young people usually end up… Read More »

Brazil’s Rise and Fall Part III

The corruption case has also partially paralyzed the Brazilian construction industry. Most of the largest companies have been convicted or are under investigation. Thus, the authorities can not enter into new contracts with them. At the same time, many of the other construction companies lack the capacity and expertise to undertake large assignments, assignments that… Read More »

Brazil’s Rise and Fall Part I

One year after the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, many of the sports arenas are abandoned. The quarrel over who will take the bill after the games is a good picture of Brazil in 2017. After a strong upswing in the 2000s, Brazil today is characterized by crises and disappointments. What is meant by… Read More »