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· July, 2006

Stories about Brazil from July, 2006

Martinique: Plane Crash Aftermath

Bien Vu writes (Fr):”It's been more than 8 months since 152 Martiniquans died in a crash in Maracaibo [,Venezuela]. Since then, talks at cross-purposes between the Association aux Victimes du...

Brazil: “Proud Cariocas”

Made in Brazil has a preview of Rio's Gay Pride Parade, which will take place this weekend.

Global Food Blog Report #25

#1: From Malaysia, Tham Jiak on Tastes of YesterLife: If one's life can be determine by food preferences, I believe that I might be an Indian in my past life....

Brazilians Debate an Overexposed Crime in the Mainstream Media and Blogosphere

Suzane von Richthofen, 22, her former boyfriend Daniel Cravinhos and his brother Cristian have each been found guilty of murdering her parents in October 2002 and have been sentenced to...

Brazil: Music: Bonde do Role

Atari has a change of heart about the “funk light” band, Bonde do Role and their “party music that’s reasonably fun to dance to.”

Brazil: “The City of Racial Diversity”

Melo Bichuetti calls São Paulo “the city of racial diversity.”

The Lusosphere reports on the 10 years of CPLP

The Community of the Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) celebrated its tenth anniversary last Monday, July 17th, in a summit that gathered its Heads of State in Guine-Bissau. It was created...

The Second Conference of Intellectuals from Africa and the Diaspora – II CIAD is being held in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil from 12 to 14 July 2006. The general theme of...

Gay Pride Dialogue Generates a Blog-gays-sphere

The recent weeks have seen several large and diverse crowds gathering in the streets of many cities in Brazil and some other countries. The festivities and celebrations were not painted...

Brazil: Regional Politics and Lula's Re-election

An interesting conversation has sparked up between Boz, A.M. Mora y Leon, Boli-Nica, and Randy Paul on the extent to which Hugo Chavez and Evo Morales might politically damage Brazil's...

Brazil: Education Quotas

Melo Bichuetti describes the nexus of Brazil's indigenous population, legal system, and Ministry of Education.

Brazil: Google News Drops Conservative News Site

Luís Afonso Assumpção calls Google News’ exclusion of the conservative, Brazilian news site Mídia Sem Máscara “a political measure of censorship.”

Culture and History Triumph Over Nationalism in the World Cup Lusosphere

As the World Cup heads into its emotion-packed finals, the Lusosphere is still pulsing around the diverse fates of the teams of Portuguese speaking countries. Brazil fell from its high...

The Global Voices Show #3

The third episode of the Global Voices Show is here! In this edition we feature excerpts from the following podcasts: PodView (Podbazaar) (India) Pinoy Podcast (Philippines) Tango City Tour...

French Guiana/World Cup: Brazil or France?

From French Guiana on the South American continent near Brazil, Carnet de Guyane writes (Fr) about allegiances during today's Brazil v. France soccer match: “Those who are French support France,...

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