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· September, 2006

Stories about Brazil from September, 2006

Macau nurtures Luso-Sino connection

Macau can be seen today as the very capital of a reinvigorated Luso-Sino friendship. In addition to holding the Economic and Commercial Cooperation Forum which happened this last weekend, the...

Brazil: Dear Globo: Love, Lula

Colin Brayton translates a letter to Globo from Lula politely declining to participate in last night's debate.

Chile, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil: Poll Numbers

More fascinating numbers from throughout Latin America in Boz's Friday poll numbers.

Brazil: Rio Mayor Pulls Blog

Colin Brayton translates a humorous post from Cocadaboa on “the ten main reasons why Rio de Janeiro mayor Cesar Maia (PFL) stopped writing his blog on”

Chile, Colombia, Peru, Brazil: Craig Barrett in Latin America

Leo Prieto publishes the tellingly titled post, “Craig Barrett came to Chile with WiMax and 1,000 computers under his arm.” [ES] Ricardo Carreón has a much more personal description of...

Argentina, Brazil: Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires

Altered Argentina travels to Brazil and realizes that “a lot more joins Rio and Buenos Aires than what sets them apart.”

Brazil: Reactions to iSummit 2006

Better late than never, Colin Brayton has put together and translated some reactions to Creative Commons iSummit 2006 on his latest New Market Machines Radio podcast.

Macau: The 1st Lusofonia Games will be held between 7-15 October 2006 in Macau

Timor Online writes about the 1st Lusofonia Games to be held between 7-15 October 2006 in Macau. Portuguese speaking countries and regions will compete for glories in the sports of...

Blogs debate over Brazil's latest electoral scandal

In the last days before the October 1 vote, the Brazilian electoral process was shaken again by the latest event in a string of scandals tainting the ruling Workers Party...

Brazil: Lula's Speech to the UN

Bloggings by Boz says that Brazilian President Lula da Silva's speech to the UN General Assembly is not to be missed.

Brazil: Digital Varjão – Cultural Hotspot in Action

Jose Murilo Junior describes the “cultural hotspot” workshop of Digital Varjão, which encourages young people in Varjão do Torto – a low income informal settlement in the outskirts of Brasília...

Brazilians Debate Media Regulation and Digital Convergence

On the trail of so much disruptive news arising in the Brazilian digital ecosystem — Youtube, empowered bloggers, Orkut's hegemony and digital TV transition to name few — a favorable...

India, Latin America: Business Relations

Kamla Bhatt comments on newly created partnerships between Indian and Latin American corporations.

Brazil: Resources of Pirates

Brazilian music lovers, pirates, and thieves will be delighted by Daniella Thompson's latest post, “Where everything old is considered gold. Or, the joys of piracy.”

Brazil: Ceasefire Campaign

Tatiana Cardeal thanks her readers and devoted Flickr fans for their participation in the “Ceasefire Campaign.” Read the post and check out the Flickr community to learn more.

Brazil: Photos from Vacaria

Andrew of Comings Communiqué has photos and descriptive captions of the small village of Vacaria.

TV still reigns in Brazil, but here comes YouTube

The magnitude of Internet numbers in Brazil has puzzled specialists in the last months. After overtaking Google's Orkut and exceeding their own world record in navigating time spent on the...

Mexico, Brazil: A Tale of two Presidential Elections

Ricardo Carreón, a Mexican businessman living in Brazil, has a fascinating comparison between elections in the two countries.

Latin America: Poll Numbers

It's Friday … time to leave the office at 3 and time for Boz's weekly poll numbers. Here's a good look ahead at upcoming elections in Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, and...

Brazil: Blog Condemned for Anonymous Comment

“Biscoito Fino e a Massa” details the case of ‘Imprensa Marrom‘, a blog sued for an anonymous comment made in a six month old post. The strange case is getting...

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