· December, 2005

Stories about Brazil from December, 2005

Brazil: New Year's Superstition

30 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.

Brazil: Christmas in Brazil

26 December 2005

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.

Brazil: Director Gets Golden Globe Nomination

14 December 2005

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.

Brazil: Race and Class

6 December 2005

Sangroncito tackles race and class in Brazil, noting that most Brazilians avoid discussing race by bringing up class instead.

Brazil: World AIDS Day

1 December 2005

Made in Brazil notes that this is the first World AIDS Day to specifically condemn racism's effect on the spread of AIDS.

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