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NYU Langone Says Hosting Olympics in Brazil Is Irresponsible

NYU Langone Says Hosting Olympics in Brazil Is Irresponsible

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone professors advise postponing the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro due to the Zika virus outbreak.

‘Trash’ is Brazil’s ‘Slumdog Billionaire’

‘Trash’ is Brazil’s ‘Slumdog Billionaire’

By Patrick Pauley, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

The light-hearted and family-friendly tones in "Trash" are not far from a deeper discussion about the slums of Brazil.