Two nights ago Brazil suffered the tragic loss of more than 200 years of work collecting, studying and presenting the history of the country and its many peoples. A fire engulfed the National Museum, home to more than 20 million artifacts, including a 12,000 year-old human skull, the oldest human remains found in Brazil. The […]

The country of Brazil is hosting two events in the next few years that will bring it attention on the world stage.  Brazil is scheduled to host both the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.  Like other countries who have hosted the Olympics and other international sporting events previously, […]