This Brazilian Artist Is Changing the Lives of Victims by Transforming Scars to Art
This Brazilian Tattoo Artist Changes Lives by Transforming Scars to Works of Art
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/05/2016 - 09:41

Brazilian tattoo artist Flavia Carvalho is using her creativity to transform traumatizing scars into works of art. 


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Disrespecting Elders Could Get You in Legal Trouble in Brazil
Disrespecting Your Elders Could Get You in Legal Trouble in Brazil
By Raquel Reichard | 02/25/2016 - 09:56

Brazil is bringing new meaning to the saying “respect your elders.” In the South American country, respecting senior citizens is th


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Was This Brazilian Beauty Queen Dethroned for Being "Too Black?"
Was This Brazilian Beauty Queen Dethroned for Being "Too Black?"
By Raquel Reichard | 02/16/2016 - 13:35

Nayara Justino's childhood dreams came true when the black Brazilian mulher was selected as the Globeleza carnival queen in 2013 after a public vote on one of country’s biggest TV shows, but her excitement was short-lived. After racist complaints about Justino’s dark skin, the channel stripped her of the title, replacing her with a lighter-skinned Globeleza.


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A Travel Guide To The Best Bites In Brazil
The Ultimate Travel Guide To The Best Bites In Brazil
By The Latin Kitchen | 01/29/2016 - 10:16

In the beautiful, expansive country of Brazil, you'll be sure to stumble across a wide variety of cultures and experiences. Of course, the country and its people also enjoy a lot of different cuisines.


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Zika Virus Travel Restrictions Facts
What You Need To Know About Zika Virus
By Latina Staff | 01/21/2016 - 15:59

On Friday, The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC) issued a travel alert advising pregnant women to postpone visits to Central


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10 Photos Illustrate What it's Like to be a Black Woman in Brazil
10 Photos Illustrate What it's Like to be a Black Woman in Brazil
By Raquel Reichard | 01/07/2016 - 11:48

Despite Brazil’s reputation as a “racial democracy,” anti-blackness thrives in the South American country, just as it does across t


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Brazilian Judge Blocks WhatsApp For Refusing To Hand Over User Data
Brazilian Judge Blocks WhatsApp For Refusing To Hand Over User Data
By Cindy Casares | 12/23/2015 - 11:46

Last week, a criminal court in Sao Paulo shut down Facebook's messaging service


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Brazilian Teacher Saves Students Mudslide
This Incredible Teacher Saved 58 Children From a Mudslide in Brazil
By Cristina Arreola | 11/17/2015 - 10:55

Amidst the turmoil and destruction caused by the mudslide in Minas Gerais, Brazil, a ray of hope shines through in the story of Eliene Almeida, a 31-year-old teacher who saved 58 students from t


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This 11-Year-Old Rapper is Empowering Afro-Latinas in Brazil
This 11-Year-Old Rapper is Empowering Afro-Latinas in Brazil
By Raquel Reichard | 11/12/2015 - 15:17

At just 11 years old, MC Soffia is challenging racism and sexism through rap.


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Watch: How Brazilian Beauty Looks Have Transformed Over 100 Years
WATCH: This is What 100 Years of Brazilian Beauty Looks Like
By Chantel Morel | 11/03/2015 - 14:45

Want to see how Brazilian beauty has transformed over the last century?


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