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Mr. Violin sheds light on curious facts about Brazil – but he also touches on issues that somehow connect Brazilians to world topics, making this podcast an invaluable link between South America’s powerhouse and the rest of the globe.

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Mr. Violin sheds light on curious facts about Brazil – but he also touches on issues that somehow connect Brazilians to world topics, making this podcast an invaluable link between South America’s powerhouse and the rest of the globe.

    Rio Olympics: Portuguese With an Accent

    Rio Olympics: Portuguese With an Accent

    Seven years ago, Brazil was chosen as the host country for the 2016 Summer Olympics and, as such, secured coveted spots in every sport, including rugby, polo, golf and fencing – which are not popular at all in the country … Continue reading →

    Line-Cutting the Brazilian Way: No Extra Cost Required — Only Extra Age

    Line-Cutting the Brazilian Way: No Extra Cost Required — Only Extra Age

    Companies routinely give preferential treatment to customers willing to pay more, sometimes much more. And one very coveted perk is line-cutting…

    Where Have All the Brazilians Gone?

    Where Have All the Brazilians Gone?

    Once everywhere on crowded New York sidewalks, at swanky Miami malls, and on fun Orlando Disney rides, the happy people from the land of soccer are nowhere to be seen…

    “Think It Over!” – Heartbroken Brazilian Kids to LeBron James

    “Think It Over!” – Heartbroken Brazilian Kids to LeBron James

    Yes, in the country of soccer, kids and teens also love basketball. And when word came that LeBron James was sitting out the Olympics in Rio, heartbroken youngsters couldn’t help but wonder why. After all…

    Savagery Prevails: Dogs Slaughtered in China

    Savagery Prevails: Dogs Slaughtered in China

    Boy, do we like our canine friends! So it came as no surprise to most of us when we learned that lawmakers in Albany, New York, are about to pass a law allowing cremated pet remains…  

    Trump: “Crooked Hillary” – Brazilian Students: “What the Heck Does He Mean?”

    Trump: “Crooked Hillary” – Brazilian Students: “What the Heck Does He Mean?”

    “Crooked Hillary” – that’s what, more often than not, the presumptive republican nominee calls the woman who might become the next leader of the free world, leaving many in this country wondering what the heck Mr. Trump means…

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