Arquivo - Tag: International Relations

Brazil vs. Argentina

A mostly pointless post in which I quickly and subjectively compare the two countries, and share some (slightly) juicy, but meaningless, gossip about glamorous Argentine President Cristina Kirchner. I just got back from Buenos Aires, and it has occurred to me to do a very quick post on the (very significant) differences between the two(…)

Corinthians vs. Boca for the South American championship

By Dom Phillips Anyone with a feel for Brazilian soccer should tune into Wednesday night’s final: Argentina’s Boca Juniors against São Paulo’s Corinthians. This heavyweight title fight is the first leg in a two-game final to decide the Libertadores South America-wide club competition – the continent’s equivalent of Europe’s Champions League. All eyes in Brazil(…)

Brazil tourism: forget the gringos

How has tourism been doing in Brazil? Just fine, much like the rest of the economy. But that’s not because of foreigners coming to visit the beautiful country. We haven’t really been able to afford that recently. It’s the locals. The numbers of Brazilians travelling around their own country has shot up in the last(…)