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Ferran Adria And Fellow Star Chefs Talk Biodiversity In Brazil

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Culinary superstars gathered in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo this month at an event organized by the Basque Culinary Center. But they weren't there to cook. Instead, the the famous chefs were talking about biodiversity.

You may heard their names before: Ferran Adria of Spain, ...


Proposed Tobacco Ban Fires Up Citizens Of Small Massachusetts Town

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The idea that Westminster, Massachusetts would be the first town in the country to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products lit a fire under residents at a public meeting Wednesday night.

Nearly 500 of them turned out – most of them calling the board of health’s proposal ...


Brazil: The Land Of Many Lawyers And Very Slow Justice

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Brazil has more law schools the rest of the world combined and more lawyers per capita than the U.S. But there's a huge legal backlog: One department of five judges is now handling 1.6 million cases.


Will Camu Camu Be The Next Amazonian 'It' Fruit?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Editor's Note: Here at The Salt we get a lot of pitches from companies extolling the virtues of a new "superfood."

Recently, a company called Amazon Origins wrote to us about its supplement made with camu camu berry, "the Amazon's latest superfruit." According to Amazon Origins, World Cup ...


Can A Female Politician Be Insulted Without It Being Sexist?

Friday, June 13, 2014

The talk on the streets of Brazil is the host country's resounding victory over Croatia on the World Cup pitch. But online, debate is raging over whether or not chants directed against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff at the stadium where she was attending yesterday's match were sexist.

After the ...


How Bad Is Brazil's Crime? Watch This Mugging On Live TV

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Brazil's Globo TV set out to do a simple story about how bad street crime is in Rio de Janeiro, and it quickly got an answer.

As you can see in the video at the top, the reporter is conducting a live interview and asks the woman, who ...


Sao Paulo Residents Again Fill The Streets, This Time To Celebrate

Thursday, March 06, 2014

This Carnival season, residents of Sao Paulo are taking to the streets in unprecedented numbers, but unlike the massive demonstrations that swept the city last summer, it's to party and not to protest.

Rio de Janeiro is well known as the queen of Carnival for its lavish parades broadcast live ...


In Sao Paulo, Organic Markets Are Beginning To Take Off

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Sao Paulo holds the title of the biggest city in Latin America, with an estimated 22 million people in its metropolitan area. But when it comes to local, organic food, the pickings are pretty slim: The city has just 20 organic farmers' markets.

Organic food has been slow to take ...


Brazil Looks To Build A 10,000-Mile Virtual Fence

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Brazil's borders are so vast, and the terrain so inhospitable, that attempting to secure them has seemed a virtually impossible task.

But Brazil's rapidly expanding economy has made the country a magnet for illegal immigration, drug smuggling and other illicit activities, and now the country has ...