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After India, Brazil scrutinizes WhatsApp privacy update

Consumer rights non-profit organisation Idec has notified Brazil's National Data Protection Authority

Published on 17th April 2021

Rapper Raja Kumari, actress Rita Wilson and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte team up for Women's Day song

Titled Hello World, the song is co-written by Wilson and Raja among others

Published on 6th March 2021
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WhatsApp Payments introduced in Brazil, India will have to wait 

The Brazil launch comes ahead of India where the company began testing payments feature way back in 2018

Published on 15th June 2020
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 Brazilian label Melissa unveils monsoon footwear crafted from recyclable plastic  

There are comfortable slip-ons with simple contours, sneakers with chromatic flow and boots in various styles.

Published on 9th June 2020
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In Rio, Brazil movies projected outdoors to entertain cooped-up apartment dwellers

The movies bring “some joy, some comfort during this pandemic when people are suffering inside their homes,” he said. 

Published on 14th May 2020
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Brazil-born Jeniffer Piccinato gets candid about her first Telugu web-series and learning Hindi

Jeniffer Piccinato plays a pivotal role in the Telugu web-series, Sin.

Published on 14th April 2020
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Contemporary jazz performer Bianca Gismonti talks about everything from Brazilian jazz to Chaurasia

Gismonti explains her deep connect with Indian music cultures

Published on 13th March 2020
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'No crime?': Paraguayan judge orders Brazil's football icon Ronaldinho to remain in prison

Brazilian football great Ronaldinho will remain in pre-trial detention in Paraguay after being refused bail or house arrest on accusations of entering the country with a fake passport.

Published on 11th March 2020
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Bionic gloves get Brazilian pianist aged 79 to play with both hands after over 20 years

A few days before Christmas, renowned pianist João Carlos Martins summoned his friends to a Sao Paulo bar so he could show off the best gift he'd received in decades: a new pair of bionic gloves.

Published on 23rd January 2020
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Brazil fines Facebook $1.6 millon over sharing of user data

The social media site reportedly shared data belonging to 4,43,000 Brazilian users

Published on 31st December 2019
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Fantastic Beasts 3 gets over delays with an official go-ahead, story moves to Brazil

The new film in the series is set for a November 12, 2021 release, and Warner Bros. have announced production will start in spring 2020 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Published on 5th November 2019
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Robert Pattinson begins training with Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert for Matt Reeves' The Batman

Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert Rigan Machado has posted a photograph of himself on Instagram in a Beverly Hills training studio, demonstrating moves to Pattinson

Published on 4th November 2019

H&M stops buying Brazilian leather over Amazon fires

H&M's ban on all leather from Brazil will remain "until there are credible assurance systems in place to verify that the leather does not contribute to environmental harm in Amazon"

Published on 7th September 2019
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Environmental fund backed by Leonardo D Caprio pledges $5 million for Amazon wildfire

A new environmental foundation backed by Leonardo DiCaprio is pledging $5 million in aid to the Amazon, which has been swept by wildfires

Published on 26th August 2019

Brazilian chicken pie for supper?

Chef Vinoth Kumar of The Raintree, Anna Salai breaks down a classic Brazilian Chicken Pie for us, ahead of the hotel's Brazilian festival

Published on 23rd August 2019

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