Posts By: Marina Guimaraes

Marina Guimarães is pursuing a joint master's degree at NYU in journalism and international relations after concluding her BA in political science, with focus on international relations and the Middle East, in Nuremberg, Germany. She is also the author of her own blog, Between Borders, where she writes about refugees, the Middle East and Brazil, where she was born and raised.

In Rio de Janeiro, Civil Society Fights COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO—The coronavirus pandemic has already affected the lives of millions of people around the world. Brazil is no exception. In Rio de Janeiro, the coronavirus pandemic worsened social […] Read More >

Favela Residents Brace for Coronavirus Impacts

RIO DE JANEIRO-  Two of the most important steps to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus are washing your hands and practicing social distancing. But for Brazil’s poorest, following […] Read More >

In Brazil, Growing Inequality Fuels Fires Burning the Amazon

NEW YORK — The fires in the Brazilian Amazon continue to burn more than two months after they first darkened the skies of São Paulo and caused an international outcry. […] Read More >