· March, 2006

Stories about Brazil from March, 2006

Brazil: UN's Convention on Biodiversity

  29 March 2006

Kat says on Cuaderno Latinoamericano that Curitiba was chosen as host city of UN's Convention on Biodiversity “because it is one of the most environmentally conscious cities in Brazil.”

Brazil: Podcast Removed

27 March 2006

Carlos Lobo of Blog.bossanova.fm has taken down all of his podcasts after receiving an email supposedly from “the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act)”. Lobo clarifies, “I don’t earn money with this, I only share brazilian culture.”

The Magic of Food: A Global Edible Review

  26 March 2006

#1: From the UK, Blog Jam The traditional pickled pig's feet dish is one of our favorites. Of course you may have at least a dozen good excuses why you "think" you don't like them. Just forget for a moment where they come from, send to the back burner of...

Brazil: Bïa

  20 March 2006

Aquarelas was introduced to the polyglot Brazilian singer, Bïa by a nifty radio device on the weblog of Michele Aurelio.

Images from Brazil: “Don't Shoot”

  14 March 2006

“Don't Shoot” by Tatiana Cardeal Brazilian photographer and social activist, Tatiana Cardeal has posted a set of photographs related to the youth outreach program, Afroreggae. In this picture, Cardeal explains: Here is Afroreggae group playing at the meeting, inside the headquarters of the military police of Rio de Janeiro, where...

¡Feliz Día de la Mujer!

  9 March 2006

You certainly don't need to speak Spanish to feel the raised hairs on your neck as you watch this moving video, edited by Argentine blogger Malearg, which recounts the progress and achievements made by women across the globe. Erwin of The Latin Americanist points out that this year has brought...

Brazil: Overmundo

  8 March 2006

Made in Brazil introduces Overmundo, a collaborative news site meant to “promote Brazilian culture in a democratic way over the web.” All content is Creative Commons-licensed and can be syndicated with RSS feeds. In addition to text, the site also offers audio and video files which can be downloaded.

Brazil: Carnival and Politics

3 March 2006

Luís Afonso Assumpção says that beneath the festive celebrating of Carnival, there is a political-cultural current.

Brazil: Unidos de Vila Isabel Wins Carnival in Rio

  2 March 2006

Made in Brazi has pictures from Carnival in Rio, where “samba school Unidos de Vila Isabel was … announced the champion of Carnival in Rio with the theme “Soy loco por ti, América,” which was sponsored by Hugo Chavez and the government of Venezuela with US$1 million in donations.” [Potentially...

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