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The Amazon Rainforest’s Recent Fires Call for Global Action

The Amazon rainforest is one of the most important ecosystems on the planet and it is time that we take action in keeping it alive.

Ingrid Moises and Stephanie Andrade

August 31, 2019

The Amazon rainforest is a tropical rainforest that covers 5.5 million square kilometers of the Amazon basin of South America. Often referred to as "the planet’s lungs", the Amazon is responsible for producing roughly 20 percent of the oxygen in the atmosphere.  Natural fires in the Amazon rai...

Bye-Bye Brazil: The Far Right Wins

The recent elections in Brazil have split the nation ideologically.

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Brazil can be considered one of the major powers in Latin America; as home to the majority of the Amazon Rainforest, Brazil also has the largest GDP in the region. Despite its thriving economy, Brazil has high crime rates and corruption, with the impoverished favelas in the cities taking up a large percen...

Recap: May 9 – 15

In news this week: Rousseff impeachment process picks back up, ISIS claims string of attacks across Iraq, the bison is now the US national mammal and George Zimmerman attempts to sell the weapon used in the Trayvon Martin shooting.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 15, 2016

International Affairs Brazil crisis: Rousseff impeachment process 'back on track' "An impeachment process against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff appears to be back on track after the acting speaker of the lower house revoked his surprise decision to suspend a crucial vote. Speaker Waldir ...

Sunny in Miami

Sunny Na (front row, fourth from left) sits with the children she helped in teaching the musical, Mamma Mia!.

Annie Farrell, Editor

October 18, 2014

Sunny Na, a sophomore pre-International Baccalaureate (IB) student, is no stranger to change. On the contrary, she's all too familiar with it. Lately Na calls Miami home, but in the past she has given this name to cities in Korea, Colombia, Ecuador and Brazil. Na became a member of the Coral Gables...

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