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Brazil, Rodeo Culture
Considered one of the economic pillars of Brazil , hoarding increasingly huge swaths of land and spreading the same amounts of environmental degradation and land conflicts, the powerful agribusiness finds its heart, soul and voice in the city of Goiânia. Home of a million and a half souls it sits on the immense central plains of Brazil and nurtures a rodeo culture and cowboy lifestyle challenging its own urbanization, highlighting the archaic and rural character of Brazilian mindset and its society. Report for The New York Times.