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Stephanie Nolen

Rio de Janeiro
Latin America Correspondent — The Globe and Mail

Brazil-based Latin America Correspondent for Canada's @GlobeandMail, former corro in South Asia & Africa, author of 28 Stories of AIDS, failed trapeze artist

Colombian-Canadian crucial to peace deal between Colombia and FARC — When Frank Pearl watches Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo "Timochenko" Londono, the leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), sign a peace agreement Monday in Cartagena, it will be the culmination of more than seven years of work to cultivate hope over the suspicion and anger sown from half a century of war.

As Brazilian economy sputters, 'Class C' families struggle to survive — Subscribers Only In 2009, Flavia Fernandes and her family moved from a rented apartment in a poor and violent neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro to a small house they bought in a coastal suburb.

Shelf life: Stephanie Nolen voyages with Martha Gellhorn’s Travels with Myself and Another — Is there a book you return to again and again, a work that would make life on a desert island bearable? Each weekend, between Canada Day and Labour Day, Globe and Mail writers share their go-to tomes - be it novel, poetry collection, cookbook - and why the world is just a little better for them.

Southern comfort: How a Mexican exodus from the U.S. began long before Trump — Photography by Brett Gundlock/Boreal Collective for The Globe and Mail One day three years ago, Agustin Meza left his home in San Diego and went to Tijuana. He joined a line of thousands of tourists and traders going into Mexico, but he was no day-tripper: his crossing was momentous, the kind of life choice from which there is no going back.

Brazil’s Senate has voted to impeach Rousseff. What happens now? — Sixty-one of 81 senators voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff - considerably more than the 54 votes that were needed to remove her. Now who runs Brazil? The vice-president, Michel Temer, a 75-year-old career politician, will be sworn in this afternoon and then likely depart immediately to represent Brazil at the G20 summit in China.

Rousseff impeachment trial to hear closing arguments — The impeachment trial of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff entered its fifth day in the Senate on Tuesday with closing arguments by her defense and accusers, who are seeking to remove her from office for breaking budgetary rules. Rousseff was cross-examined by senators for more than 14 hours on Monday.

In passionate Senate address, Rousseff condemns trial as threat to democracy — Fighting to save her job, suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told senators on Monday that the allegations against her have no merit and that history would judge the country if she is removed from office. "I know I will be judged, but my conscience is clear.

Brazil’s Rousseff plans last swipe at rivals before impeachment vote — Dilma Rousseff will address Brazil's senate on Monday, in what seems certain to be the last address of her presidency, and tell those who intend to oust her that they are imperilling this country's democratic institutions. "This will be a dialogue between Dilma and Brazilian history," said Pedro Serrano, a constitutional law expert at the Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo.

The party in Rio is over. Now what? — Despite missed opportunities and warnings of impending doom, the Rio Olympics were a surprising success - a success just as surprising to Brazilians as to the rest of the world.

Tough women, tough sports: Engendering change in the way Brazil treats girls’ athletics — On the third night of the Summer Games, my kids came bursting in the door of our house in Rio. They had been at a stadium in the outer reaches of the city with their father, to watch the finals in the women's Olympic Rugby Sevens tournament.
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Sep 27, 2016

So there's dengue in the U.S. That should shift attention to a disease that kills many + ought to have had more 

Sep 27, 2016

Nancy was 14 when the FARC took her as a fighter, 12 years ago. Here she is on the day the… 

Sep 27, 2016

RT @scharlab: ★ Report of the Week—As Brazil economy sputters, 'Class C' families struggle to survive, by @snolen | @globeandmail

Sep 27, 2016

RT @thechrisws: Meet the Colombian-Canadian crucial to the FARC peace deal. @snolen reports from Bogota: 

Sep 27, 2016

RT @__m_pereira: There’s lots left to do, including a referendum, but the Columbia/FARC peace agreement is a big deal. v @snolen

Sep 24, 2016

The Brazilians who made the biggest gains in last 15 yrs of boom have much to lose in this economic crisis 

Sep 24, 2016

Ayuda, Colombianos: estoy buscando gente de Puerto Rico en Caquetá, #Colombia que buscaron asilo en Canadá despues 2005. Compartir, x favor

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