Nicole is a freelance journalist based in Rio de Janeiro. She is a regular writer for Rio Times and Wannabe Hacks and blogs at www.lucidoutlooks.wordpress.com
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TV is short on fierce female lead characters; this chance should not be passed up
11 February 2013 01:56 PM
This notorious festival encourages the objectification of women
29 October 2012 02:19 PM
An Indian tribe have informed the Brazilian government they will commit suicide if they are forced from their homes.
18 November 2011 02:43 PM
This week, Rio de Janeiro’s most famous favela was occupied and pacified by authorities without a single gunshot.
16 June 2011 12:00 AM
Think any old receptacle for your tea and coffee will do? Think again. Here are some jaunty designs and clever features that make the humble cuppa a reat treat...
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- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales
- 5 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats