Brazil Tag

Brazil, being a subtropical area, has a diverse climate and changing atmosphere. Similarly, the citizens of Brazil have witnessed a historic rainfall this past one month declaring it to be the heaviest rainfall in the city since it started measuring 110 years ago. It is been raining for almost a month in Belo Horizonte, the capital of the Brazilian state Minas Gerais. This historic rainfall...

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Balance of power and emerging economies in BRICS

BRICS, or Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, as we know it, was established in 2010 after South Africa joined it. The prime motive was development through co-operation. In 2015, the five BRICS countries represent over 3.1 billion people or about 41% of the world population. All of the five nations are a part of the G-20 summit and hence, have considerable sway over...

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Tim Ouillette is an associate professor of communication studies at Northeastern University. In his upcoming documentary, Waylaid in Tijuana, he has chronicled the stories of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Brazil had two catastrophic collapses. First was the 2010 earthquake, which decimated Haitian migrants there. Again, in 2014, just as Brazil was about to host the FIFA World Cup, the economy collapsed in the country’s worst recession in 25...

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Over the last decade, Brazil has seen substantial growth within its industries. According to Raj Echambadi, it depends on the next generation of Brazilian students to make sure their country continues not to grow and flourish. Echambadi is the Dunton Family Dean of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business. He urged an auditorium of more than 500 Brazilian students to band together to collectively solve the...

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music

Diego Bacigalupe is one of the two students of Northeastern University who did a musical tour of Brazil, as a part of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. A student of computer science and computer engineering, he played the clarinet for this tour of eight cities and even had the opportunity to play his music beside Anna Federova, a world-renowned pianist. Eric Chen was the other...

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