brazil http://kbia.org en Brazilian documentary Elena explores culture, society http://kbia.org/post/brazilian-documentary-elena-explores-culture-society <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Brazilian documentary <a href="http://www.elenafilme.com/EN/"><em>Elena </em></a>tells the story of an actress and artist who moved to New York in search of a career during the country's military dictatorship. This week, we talk to Petra Costa, director of <em>Elena</em>, about her film, Brazilian culture, and what's next for this growing international power.</span></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 53365 at http://kbia.org Brazilian documentary Elena explores culture, society The dark side of the World Cup http://kbia.org/post/dark-side-world-cup <p></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 16:14:54 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 52632 at http://kbia.org The dark side of the World Cup 'Mensalao' scandal renews focus on corruption in Brazil http://kbia.org/post/mensalao-scandal-renews-focus-corruption-brazil <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">November 15 is a big day for Brazil. It’s celebrated as the Proclamation of the Republic, when Brazilian army officers overthrew Emperor Dom Pedro and the monarchy came to an end. So it seems fitting that on Nov.&nbsp;15 this year, on Brazil’s independence day, the country’s biggest corruption case came to an end.</span></p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 45627 at http://kbia.org 'Mensalao' scandal renews focus on corruption in Brazil How the media covered mass protests in Brazil and Egypt http://kbia.org/post/how-media-covered-mass-protests-brazil-and-egypt <p>There aren’t too many similarities between the mass street protests in Egypt and those in Brazil, aside from the fact that many large media outlets took sides in the disputes. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:39:09 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 36913 at http://kbia.org How the media covered mass protests in Brazil and Egypt Nixon to travel to Brazil on trade mission http://kbia.org/post/nixon-travel-brazil-trade-mission <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Governor Jay Nixon will travel to Brazil this month on a trade mission. The trip comes on the heels of the news that Missouri saw its strongest year ever for exports in 2011. &nbsp;The governor will travel with a delegation of business leaders hoping to expand their exports to the South American nation. According to the governor&rsquo;s office, several Missouri businesses are expected to negotiate contracts with Brazilian customers during the trip.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 22:22:01 +0000 Jennifer Moore 11750 at http://kbia.org Nixon to travel to Brazil on trade mission