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World Cup 2014: Get to Know Brazil

The 20th FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Brazil from June 12 to July 13, 2014.  How much do you know about the host country? Get a deeper look at the soccer-crazed nation as the world prepares to enjoy the sport's biggest event.

Brazil with Michael Palin
Into Amazonia

Brazil with Michael Palin

Into Amazonia

Travel with Palin on rivers through the very heart of Amazonia.

The Road to Rio

Brazil with Michael Palin

The Road to Rio

Head to Rio with Palin to learn about the city that will host next Olympics and World Cup.

The Deep South

Brazil with Michael Palin

The Deep South

See what Brazil has to offer as it takes its place as a potential new superpower.

Learn More About Brazil

Brazil: A Racial Paradise?

Black in Latin America

Brazil: A Racial Paradise?

Professor Gates explores the 'rainbow nation' of Brazil.

Street Children of Brazil

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Street Children of Brazil

Cally Magalhaes has made it her life's mission to rescue the street children of Brazil.

Brazil's Slums: Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology

PBS NewsHour

Brazil's Slums: Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology

Rio de Janeiro's gleaming skyline is not far from violent, impoverished slums.

Brazil: The Obama Samba

FRONTLINE/World

Brazil: The Obama Samba

Inspired by Obama, Claudio Henrique campaigns to become the first black mayor of his town.

More About 2014 FIFA World Cup

Your Water Cooler Guide to the World Cup

PBS NewsHour

Your Water Cooler Guide to the World Cup

Are you struggling to understand the hype behind the World Cup? You’re not alone.

7 Tips on What to Look for in World Cup 2014

PBS NewsHour

7 Tips on What to Look for in World Cup 2014

Get some pointers on what to watch out for during the month of matches.

Watch the World Cup with Brazilian Brigadeiro

PBS Food

Watch the World Cup with Brazilian Brigadeiro

In honor of the host country, make a batch of these chocolate truffles for a native treat.

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