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Islam in Brazil

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mosque in Foz do Iguaçu. Islam by country Africa[show] Asia[show] Europe[show] The Americas[show] Oceania[show]  Islam portal v t e Islam in Brazil was first practiced by African slaves. The early…

Islam Gaining Popularity In The Brazilian Culture

Source: The Washington Times WASHINGTON, January 6, 2014 — While the Middle East appears to dominate much of the discourse relating to Islam and Muslims, the growth of Muslim communities…

Eyeing Islam through the lens

Source: ET Helena Jornada and Thomaz Napolaéo’s images relate the duality of a modern culture absorbing facets of a centuries-old religion. PHOTOS: MYRA IQBAL\EXPRESS ISLAMABAD: Foreign diplomats tend to experience Pakistan…

Pope, in candid speech, speaks of ‘exodus’ from the Church

Epigraph: He (Allah) it is Who has sent His Messenger (Muhammad), with guidance and the Religion of truth, that He may make it prevail over all other religions. And sufficient…

Pope gets rapturous welcome in Brazil

Source: TOI RIO DE JANEIRO: Pope Francis got a rapturous welcome from tens of thousands of pilgrims on Monday as he arrived in Brazil on his first foreign trip as…

New WTO leader faces rough road ahead

by Veronica DeVore, swissinfo.ch May 8, 2013 – 17:08 Brazil’s Roberto Azavedo, announced as the new Director-General of the World Trade Organization on Wednesday, is a savvy “dealmaker” but will…

Research Predicting A Mixed-Race Future For Humanity

courtesy: The Econmist  Affirmative action in Brazil Slavery’s legacy   Apr 26th 2013, 12:27 by H.J. | SÃO PAULO  TO SUM up recent research predicting a mixed-race future for humanity,…

King and Queen of the Beach Races

Source: The Rio Times RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An estimated three thousand swimmers, joggers, stand up paddlers, triathletes and their supporters were in attendance as the first stage of the…

Indonesia Outperforms BRIC Countries

Shifting Economic power from G7 to developing world After successfully introducing the acronym BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China, or BRICS including South Africa) in 2001, Jim O’Neill, chairman of Goldman…

Judge orders arrest of Brazil Google president

Source: BBC A regional judge has ordered the arrest of Google’s president in Brazil, Fabio Jose Silva Coelho, after the company failed to take down YouTube videos. Authorities say the…

Brazil Enacts Affirmative Action Law for Universities

Source: The New York Times RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s government has enacted one of the Western Hemisphere’s most sweeping affirmative action laws, requiring public universities to reserve half of their…

Three-person civil union sparks controversy in Brazil. (or in other words: polygamy).

A notary in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo has sparked controversy by accepting a civil union between three people. Public Notary Claudia do Nascimento Domingues has said the man…

Rio Muslims Prepare for Eid at Tijuca Mosque

Source: The Rio Times By Saira Ansari, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Situated in a little street in Tijuca is an under-construction building with a door made up of several nailed…

Islam in Brazil

By Diana Rojas. In the year 2000, Islam had about 27, 239 followers in Brazil, according to the census by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). In the…

FIJISUN-Marhaban Ahlen Wa Salen Ya Sayedi

Marhab Ahlan Wa Sahlen, Ya Sayedi Hazrat Khalifatul Masih V. Alhumdo Lillah, it is a great honor for all of us in United States of American to be blessed by…

China and Brazil in $30b currency exchange pledge

Source: China Daily China and Brazil on Friday announced a $30 billion currency exchange, a step toward a broader agreement among emerging economies to pool resources as a bulwark against…

Getting Down to Business in Rio

Source: The New York Times Where’s the voice of business when you need it? For governments in the West, this has been a common refrain of the financial and economic…

Brazil: Slow Economic Growth

Source: The Rio Times RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Figures recently released show Brazil’s economy barely grew in the first quarter of 2012, with shallow growth in the service sector…

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