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Thousands of people participate in the LGBT Pride Parade on Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, one of the biggest in the world, in Brazil, 03 June 2018. EPA-EFE/Fernando Bizerra
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Statistics show that a person from the LGBT community dies or commits suicide every 19 hours in Brazil.

They've Got High Hopes: Latin America Leads In Global Happiness Rankings

 01/09/2018 - 17:06
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For the 41st time, Gallup International has released their Global End of Year Survey, polling 55 countries on the topics of hope, happiness, and economic optimism. Three countries in Latin America made the Top Ten, but one country in the region scored in the bottom tier.

Brazil declares persona non grata Venezuelan diplomat in Brasilia

 12/27/2017 - 15:28
President of the National Assembly of Venezuela Julio Borges (R), speaks with the Brazilian ambassador in Caracas, Ruy Carlos Pereira, during a visit to the Parliament in Caracas, Venezuela, Nov. 7, 2017.

The Brazilian government on Monday (Dec. 25th) declared persona non grata the charge d'affaires at the Venezuelan Embassy in Brasilia, Gerardo Antonio Delgado Maldonado, as a reprisal for the same decision by Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly with regard to the Brazilian ambassador in Caracas.

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Women in Rio prison compete to decorate cells with most Christmas spirit

 12/13/2017 - 12:23
Women in Rio prison compete to decorate cells with most Christmas spirit. Inmates pose at their cell inside Nelson Hungria Prison, decorated for the Shining Cell Contest, which for the past seven years has awarded a prize to the cell with the best Yuletide decorations in the women's prison in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Dec. 12, 2017.

Brightening the cells inside Nelson Hungria Prison with the true Christmas spirit of love and togetherness is the purpose of the Shining Cell Contest, which for the past seven years has awarded a prize to the cell with the best Yuletide decorations in the women"s prison in Rio de Janeiro.

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[OP-ED]: Neymar, the most expensive player in the history of soccer, is already focusing in Russia 2018

 08/11/2017 - 15:22
Brazilian striker Neymar Jr during his official presentation to the public as PSG player prior to the French Ligue 1 soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Amiens SC at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France. EFE

It is true no other country has won the World Cup more times than Brazil (5), but it is also true the South American powerhouse has not conquered the world of soccer since 2002.

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Rafael Cervera

[OP-ED]: The Democrats should rethink immigration absolutism

 08/08/2017 - 08:09
Republican senators from North Carolina Thom Tillis, Wyoming John Barrsso (left) and Texas John Cornyn give a press conference to present the Republican legislative proposal to increase border security and tightening of immigration laws on Capitol Hill, Washington DC (United States). EFE

In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.

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