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St Anthony Franciscan Convent (Recife, PE)

The seventh Franciscan convent erected in Brazil, and the fourth under the invocation of St Anthony of Lisbon, the St Anthony Franciscan Convent may be one of the oldest buildings in Recife.

Sugarcane Mills in Pernambuco, Brazil

In Brazil, the planting of sugarcane (raw material of the mills) began in São Vicente, in 1522, brought from Madeira Island, by Martim Afonso de Souza. However, it was in Pernambuco that it flourished, finding ideal conditions for its development in the massapê humid lands.

Tapacurá has burst!!

“Tapacurá has burst!” The anonymous alarm caused panic throughout Recife and the city went mad.