brazil-area-compared

How Brazil compares to other countries in terms of area, population and human development

These maps were made by Roberto Rocco with data from 2008. Brazilian States compared to closest country by Area:       Brazilian States compared to closest country by Population:     Brazilian States compared to closest country by Human Development Index (HDI):
Volkswagen production center in São Bernardo do Campo - Brazil.

Volkswagen asks historian to research role under Brazil dictatorship

German automaker Volkswagen AG says it has commissioned a historian to research its role during Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship. Volkswagen has faced accusations that it collaborated with the military regime and drew up black lists...
Vinyl is coming back big in Denmark.

Vinyl making big comeback in Denmark

There’s something about vinyl that just feels better. Whether it’s the uniqueness of an LP player or those grainy but high quality sounds coming out of the speakers, owning an LP player turns the tables...
Uber helicopter.

UBER flies you to Roskilde festival!

This year, Uber flies you to the skies! You can get the opportunity for a “private helicopter tour” to Roskilde Festival by Uber. At the touch of a button, you can now have your own tour...
President Juan Manuel Santos

Colômbia’s President wins Nobel Peace Prize 2016

Efforts by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to end five decades of war in his country were recognised with the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. The award came despite a shock referendum defeat for a proposed peace deal...
Father carries this newborn son infected by Zika virus

A year into the Zika epidemics in Brazil

A year ago this Friday (Nov. 11), one of the biggest epidemics in Brazil officially emerged. On November 11, 2015, the Ministry of Health declared a state of Public Health Emergency of National Concern....
Marco Bellocchio

Miranda’s Fênix open for business in Brazil

Source: Screendaily The new Brazilian art cinema distributor has unveiled a slate including films from Marco Bellocchio, Amos Gitai and Gabriel Ripstein. New Brazilian theatrical distributor Fênix Filmes has unveiled a slate of 2016 releases that...
Sherin Khankan founder of Denmark's feminist mosque

Denmark’s feminist mosque founder challenges norms

The Mariam Mosque opened in March and held its first Friday prayer in August, when Danish-born imam Saliha Marie Fetteh spoke to around 60 women -- just over half of them Muslim -- about...
Cannabis

Denmark Prepares to Give the Green Light to High Drivers

According to the new bill, introduced into Danish parliament earlier this week, zero tolerance policy should be replaced with a "stepladder" model, in which the penalty for driving intoxicated shall depend on how much marijuana can be traced in the driver's...
Visa waive

Brazil plans to waive visas for visitors from U.S. and Japan

Brazil's government is considering waiving visas for visitors from the United States, Japan, Canada and Australia to boost tourism, and could eventually extend the plan to include China, a tourism ministry spokesman said on...
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