O BNDES: “uma caixa-preta indevassável”

In this article, Edward O’Brien looks more closely at the Petrobras scandal that has recently gained a lot of attention both in Brazil and abroad, due to the international networks that have been implicated in the various investigations surrounding it. Here, O’Brien discusses more specifically the nature of corruption involved in the scandal and how…

The Glossa’s Guide to Drinks: agua-que-o-passarinho-não-bebe​

In this article, Anna Grimaldi looks at the history of Brazil’s famous sugar-cane spirit, cachaça, and introduces the expertise of Bartender Jo who suggests a few yummy cocktails you can try at home! This article will hopefully be the beginning of a series which looks at various spirits across the globe. English version available here. Quando…

Antenção indústria cinematográfica britânica : em 2015, não faça um outro The Imitation Game, tá?

Like many years of Great British Cinema, 2014 can count itself rather successful, both financially and in terms of popularity. But does what we´re watching really merit the hype? Former KCL student Greg Noone takes a closer look at the quality of British Cinema today, and discusses what he (and what we too should) hope for the coming…