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· June, 2006

Stories about Brazil from June, 2006

Brazil: Caetano Veloso's Biography

France-based Togolese bloggerKangni Alem writes (Fr): “Even though modesty is not Brazilian singer Caetano Veloso's forte, he has great talent as an agitator. He also exhibits phenomenal memory in the...

Brazil: Gilles Peterson’s Podcast

Claudio recommends the podcast of Gilles Peterson: “Each podcast is 30 minutes long and devoted to a different theme, with interviews and live sessions. Covered are Baile Funk, Roots &...

Brazil, Japan: Digital TV to Mobile Devices

Melo Bichuetti explains the Japanese-Brazilian collaboration to offer digital television, noting that the “Nippon-Brazilian model allows transmission to mobile devices, what is not possible in the case of the European...

Haiti, Ghana, Brazil: Football allegiances

Ghana's inspired performance at this year's World Cup raises issues of allegiance for Haitian-American blogger Nightshift and some of his friends.

Brazil: São Paulo Pride 2006

Made in Brazil has an assortment of posts on São Paulo Pride 2006, which ended last week.

The State of Creative Commons in Latin America

Coauthored by Jose Murilo Junior and David Sasaki Global Voices has become a supporter of Creative Commons licensing not due to ideology, but because our website depends on it. The...

World Cup Cultural Treasures from the Lusosphere

All three Lusophone countries, Angola, Brazil and Portugal, are still in the contest for the World Cup. As anyone could guess, there is little chance of finding any relevant blogging...

French Guiana: French or Brazilian?

Yesterday's Soccer World Cup match featuring Brazil was an eye-opener for Carnet de Guyane who blogs (Fr) from French Guiana: “Do I really live in France? (…) Since the beginning...

World Cup: Running with the Ronaldos in the blogosphere

While the Brazilian team waits for its debut in Germany, it's the buzz around the football personalities that fuels the overheated blogosphere. Brazilians love to talk, and now nothing is...

Mexico, Brazil: Marketers Score Goal

Arturo de Albornoz wonders if Coca-Cola didn't go too far when they turned several bus stops into (ES) goal post facades (with photos). A few days later, de Albornoz finds...

World Cup Playlist

Fair trade music download site Calabash Music‘s Global Downloads blog has published a playlist compiling “some great music from around the globe [that] shows the connection to soccer via these...

Brazil: Landless Workers’ Movement

Luís Afonso Assumpção and Justin Delacour have two very different views of Brazil's Landless Workers’ Movement.

World Cup Fever

As we enter the World Cup week, ripples are turning into waves and everyone is being caught by the peculiar pulse that cannot be denied. Flags are already waving, and...

African Vibrations

The football fever is on with the World Cup finals round the corner. As is the tradition different countries have come up with their football anthems to cheer on their...

Latin America: Poll Numbers

This week's Friday poll numbers by Boz might be the most in-depth yet.

About our Brazil coverage

Fernanda Canofre is the Brazil editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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