Tag Archives: São Paulo

26May/15

Drought stricken Sao Paulo braces as Brazil enters dry season

Sao Paulo goes into the dry season with water levels at some of its reservoirs still at critical levels with the possibility of rationing in the coming months still on the table.

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24May/15

Saffron could help combat dengue, says Brazilian study

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL (REUTERS) – These tiny little threads can turn foods a magical marigold color. Now it seems that saffron can also help limit the reproduction of dengue-carrying mosquitoes.
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16Apr/15

Gisele Bundchen makes her catwalk finale at Sao Paulo Fashion Week

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen retires from the catwalk with one final show for Colcci at Sao Paulo Fashion Week.
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14Apr/15

Lack of blacks on Brazil’s catwalks prompts protest

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Afro-Brazilian women dance as they present outfits during a demonstration against discrimination of Afro-Brazilian models in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Sao Paulo state prosecutor’s office has threatened legal action against the SPFW’s organizers unless they increase the number of black models.
In the last SPFW, in January, just eight of the 344 models were black.

SOURCE: AFP/Mauricio Lima

17Mar/15

Brazilian supermodel Gisele reportedly to retire from catwalk

A look back in photos at the 20-year-long modeling career of the world’s highest paid model, Gisele Bundchen, who is reportedly set to retire from the catwalk.

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16Mar/15

Nearly 1 million Brazilians protest Rousseff, economic woes

More than a million people take to the streets across Brazil in massive anti-government protests calling for the removal of President Dilma Rousseff from power.

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14Mar/15

Celebrities walk the red carpet at AmfAR gala in Hong Kong

International and local celebrities walk the red carpet in Hong Kong at the inaugural gala for the Foundation for AIDS research.

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17Feb/15

Brazilian soccer legend, Zico, marches in Carnival parade in Sao Paulo

Brazilian soccer legend, Zico, takes part in a massive Carnival parade as one of Sao Paulo’s best samba schools honours Japan. Zico is a former coach of the Japanese national soccer team.
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