Jul 16, 7:05pm

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Offices of local news outlet shot at in southern Brazil
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Shortly before 10 p.m. on July 12, unidentified attackers shot at the building that houses VipSocial's editorial offices in Florianópolis, the capital of Santa Catarina state, according to news reports. The building was empty at the time. VipSocial ...

Jul 12, 6:02am

Las Vegas Weekly (blog)

The delicious Gelato di Milano is a true family affair
Las Vegas Weekly (blog)
Before planting his feet in a strip mall on Trop and Rainbow (that also includes the excellent neighborhood Greek joint Meraki), Franco Pati spent years in the beachside paradise of Florianópolis, Brazil, where he collaborated with his pizza-making ...

Jul 10, 7:15am

Bloomberg

Ghost Candidates Plague Brazil's Push for Women in Politics
Bloomberg
This October Brazil faces its most unpredictable and divisive elections since the return to democracy, with this past Sunday's frantic legal battle over the fate of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva providing a foretaste of the bitter ...

Jul 9, 5:15am

Screen International

'Sueño Florianópolis': Karlovy Vary Review
Screen International
Dir: Ana Katz. Argentina/Brazil/France. 2018. 106 mins. The winner of the Special Jury Prize in Karlovy Vary, with a best actress gong for Mercedes Morán, is a perplexing affair. It promises to be another in that fine tradition of Argentine minimalist ...

Jul 6, 3:27pm

Hollywood Reporter

'Sueno Florianopolis': Film Review | Karlovy Vary 2018
Hollywood Reporter
An Argentinean clan travels to Brazil in the 1990s for a family vacation in the latest feature from actress-turned-director Ana Katz ('A Stray Girlfriend'). An Argentinean couple and their near-adult children go on vacation together to the titular ...
Ana Katz Discusses Karlovy Vary Buzz Title 'Sueno Florianopolis ...Variety

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Jul 5, 5:41pm

Variety

Karlovy Vary Film Review: 'Sueño Florianópolis'
Variety
Together with Julian and Flor, they've packed up their rattletrap Renault and driven up to Brazil for what could be their last trip together: less a last-ditch attempt to save their marriage than a chance to jointly ponder the possibilities that lie ...

Jul 2, 3:16pm

KARE11.com

From Brazil to South Carolina, couple overcomes immigration struggle in modern-day fairytale
KARE11.com
Jonny McCoy was always a believer in fate. He grew up listening to his parents' love story. The two had met in the closest thing to a modern-day fairytale – McCoy's mother played Cinderella at Disneyworld, his father was a jungle cruise employee. So it ...

Jul 1, 8:04pm

MMA Fighting

UFC middleweight Antonio Braga Neto missed a flight — and ended up making $4000 in a poker tournament
MMA Fighting
When life gives you lemons… Antonio Braga Neto was planning a trip to Florianopolis, Brazil, to teach a few jiu-jitsu classes and make some money before his UFC Lincoln fight with Andrew Sanchez on Aug. 25. A couple of stupid mistakes later and he ...

Jun 28, 5:53pm

HSUS News (blog)

Iceland resumes slaughter of fin whales, defying international ban
HSUS News (blog)
In the run-up to this year's IWC meeting in Florianopolis, Brazil, we'll be working with whale-friendly nations and other nongovernmental organizations to bring greater diplomatic pressure to put a stop to Iceland's whaling. Interestingly, by next ...

Jun 21, 3:15pm

New York Times

Michael Bloomberg's Gamble
New York Times
To the Editor: Re “In Midterms, Bloomberg Has Mission, and $80 Million, for Democrats” (news article, June 21):. While some may see Michael R. Bloomberg's gamble as encouraging, it actually highlights how weak American democracy really is. The country ...
Michael Bloomberg Will Spend $80 Million on the Midterms. His Goal: Flip the House for the Democrats.New York Times
Statement of Mike Bloomberg on the 2018 Midterm Electionsmikebloomberg.com

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