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O Globo is a nationwide Brazilian newspaper based in Rio de Janeiro. It was founded in 1925 and is one of the cornerstones of the media conglomerate Organizações Globo, led by businessman Roberto Marinho.

Brazil

Bad To Worse: The Homeless And COVID-19

Like so many before him, João took a bus to Rio de Janeiro in search of the kind of hope and economic opportunity that only big cities promise. "I came looking for something better, then the worst ...

Brazil

Black Lives Matter In Brazil, Where Racial Tensions Simmer

João Pedro Matos was in his uncle's garden on May 18 in São Gonçalo, near Rio de Janeiro, when Brazil's Federal Police stormed in. Police claim officers traded shots with armed drug traffickers, ...

South Korea

UBI, One-Off Crisis Relief Or An Economic Revolution?

Known as UBI, Universal Basic Income has been a dream of progressive economists. Now it is effect...

China

Coronavirus: What's The Real Death Toll In Wuhan?

Determining how many people really died in the Chinese city where COVID-19 began may help to unde...

United States

Anti-Vaxx Global: How A Social-Media-Borne Contagion Is Spreading

PARIS — Ebola. Toxic air pollution. The HIV epidemic. Given the plethora of health problems we face, all-but-eradicated diseases like measles, polio and smallpox should be the least of our ...

Senegal

Spain To Senegal To Brazil, "Other" 1968 Movements To Remember

PARIS — Political conflict and social movements around the world in 1968 made it a year for the history books. The 50th anniversary of several signature episodes are being marked throughout ...

Brazil

From Lula To Park To Zuma, Rough Times For Former Presidents

-Analysis- The bigger they are, the harder they fall. Rarely has the old expression had as much global echo as it does this morning. Over the past 48 hours, no fewer than three former heads of ...

Brazil

Venezuela Exodus: Migrants Now Crossing Into Northern Brazil

An estimated 40,000 Venezuelans have taken up residence in Boa Vista, the capital of Brazil's Ror...