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· May, 2006

Stories about Brazil from May, 2006

22 May 2006

Riots in Sao Paulo: Prison cells and cell phones

One week has passed since the city of Sao Paulo was paralyzed by gang attacks and the blogosphere in Brazil is wildly spinning the many aspects of this unprecedented confrontation.

Brazil: On Last Week's Violence

15 May 2006

Bruna Little Surfer: blog turns into book, call girl turns into writer

Bruna Little Surfer is how she became known, the Brazilian blogger named Rachel Pacheco turned celebrity while posting in her online diary details about her job as a call girl....

Brazilian Gangs Wage War On Police

9 May 2006

Argentina, Brazil: Alternative Energy

Bolivian gas sets Brazilian political debate on fire

The Bolivian president Evo Morales has put president Lula in a difficult position. In a move to fulfill his campaign promise of nationalizing oil and gas in Bolivia, he published...

2 May 2006

Brazil: “Hidden Talent”

Brazil raps about transition to digital TV

It is in a year where Brazilians will face a World Cup -- and hot presidential elections -- that the debate about the digital TV implementation is arriving in Brazil....

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