The article tells about the life in Brazil of immigrants from Russia. How does the Russian diaspora live in the largest Latin American country, what difficulties do our migrants face, and what should the settlers be prepared for when they go to Brazil? You will find the answers to these questions in this material.
Education and culture
The article tells about the life of Russian community in Argentina.
Today USA returned to the government of Egypt dozens of ancient archaeological pieces that had been illegally smuggled into the country.
The pieces were recovered as part of operation "Curse of the Mummy" and handed over in the building of the National Geographic Society, including a Greco-Roman style sarcophagus, sculpture of a horse and multiple figurines.
At least 40 young Mexicans went on hunger strike in New York, demanding the Governor Andrew Cuomo to include in his budget proposal a law that would benefit undocumented students.
Mexicans are part of a group of at least 70 people who decided to join the protest, after Governor Cuomo announced last Tuesday that the "Dream" budget law has been removed from the draft.
The radical jihadist Islamic State (ISIS) destroyed five historic churches in northern Iraq and removed crucifixes from the cupolas, the priest Bashar Kalia said.
The extremists destroyed the tombs, the statues, drawings, engravings of Virgin Mary in the ancient monastery and the religious monument of Markurkas, in the district of Al Arabi, in Mosul.
They also raised terrorist group Black flags atop the church.
The Peruvian government seeks to protect Mashco-piro an Amazonian tribe which has been living in isolation for years and recently began to leave its territory, probably driven by mining and illegal logging.
It is an ethnic group of hunters and gatherers who speak an unknown language. Consisting of about 800 members, for years the tribe has lived on a reservation of Madre de Dios (on the border with Brazil), the region with the largest illegal gold production in the country, but now it is moving.
Culture of peoples that inhabited the New World territory in pre-Columbian era has always attracted the attention of scientists from all over the world. Not only scientists but just curious people also took part in the researches – dozens of daredevils of different nationalities set off on the dangerous expedition into the wild places of Yucatan, the Amazon and the Peruvian desert for discoveries.
That was a mere sensation... Within two weeks of Sochi Olympics the 22 channel of Mexican TV interviewed the Russians staying in Mexico in prime time every evening. For the first time in history of the two countries the Russians were shown in close up on Mexican TV open-mindedly, with a great interest and obvious sympathy. Mexico rediscovered Russia and the Russians. One of the local reporters called it 'Russian Conquista'.
Alicia Rodriguez is a world renowned actress who played in 53 films and TV series and obtained nine awards as the Best Television Actress of Mexico. But the most important activity of her life she has been involved with during the last 27 years is self-sacrificing dissemination of the Banner of Peace and the Roerich Pact ideas related to protection of cultural values of world significance all over the globe.
Residents of cities, immersed in the hustle and bustle of the city, thinking about the rest, most often imagine some uninhabited sunny and sandy beach with palm trees. And the sea itself is associated with a state of serenity, joy, and peace. However, this is only one of its visions.