Stories about Brazil from December, 2005
As the clock turns 12 this New Year's Eve, you should be jumping up and down on your right foot. For more Brazilian New Year's superstition, check out “New Year's (The Brazilian Way)” at Made in Brazil.
Karl, currently based in Teresina gives readers a photojournalistic sampling of exotic fruits from Brazil.
Didn't see Santa this year? That's because he was in Rio de Janeiro. Made in Brazil also offers up 10 convincing reasons to spend the holidays in the Southern Hemisphere.
Made in Brazil covers the controversy surroundng Eliana Tranchesi.
Luís Afonso Assumpção explains why he was not one bit surprised when Brazilian president, Lula da Silva gave his support to Bolivian presidential candidate, Evo Morales.
Made in Brazil congratulates Brazilian director, Fernando Meirelles on his Golden Globe nomination for the movie The Constant Gardner. Andrew, a missionary living in Juazeiro do Norte is critical of locals devoted to Padre Cicero who lived during the late 1800's and early 1900's.
Sangroncito tackles race and class in Brazil, noting that most Brazilians avoid discussing race by bringing up class instead.
Made in Brazil notes that this is the first World AIDS Day to specifically condemn racism's effect on the spread of AIDS.