Brazil mourns bossa nova founder João Gilberto as he is buried in Rio

Maria do Ceu, wife of Brazilian singer Joao Gilberto, kisses his face during his wake in Rio de Janeiro’s Municipal Theater, Brazil July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilians said goodbye to legendary musician João Gilberto, … Continue reading Brazil mourns bossa nova founder João Gilberto as he is buried in Rio

‘Here, I feel free’: Mexico City celebrates role as haven for LGBTQ migrants

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people paraded through the streets of Mexico City on Saturday to celebrate the capital’s growing role as a beacon of tolerance for migrants fleeing persecution for their gender and sexuality in Latin … Continue reading ‘Here, I feel free’: Mexico City celebrates role as haven for LGBTQ migrants

Festival-goers form climate-change hourglass in Glastonbury sunshine

Protestors affiliated with Extinction Rebellion take part in a procession during Glastonbury Festival at Worthy farm in Somerset, Britain June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) – Thousands of festival-goers at Glastonbury formed Extinction Rebellion’s hourglass symbol on Thursday … Continue reading Festival-goers form climate-change hourglass in Glastonbury sunshine

France’s Mirazur crowned world’s best restaurant, Denmark’s Noma is No. 2

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Mirazur, on the French Riviera, was crowned No.1 at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony held in Singapore on Tuesday, lauded for its fresh and seasonal cuisine. Chef-owner of Mirazur restaurant Mauro Colagreco and his team … Continue reading France’s Mirazur crowned world’s best restaurant, Denmark’s Noma is No. 2