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· October, 2006

Stories about Brazil from October, 2006

Brazil: Election Analysis

Bloggings by Boz gives his five points on Lula's electoral victory. Matthew Shugart notes that “Geraldo Alckmin actually did worse in the two-candidate runoff than he had done in the...

Brazil: Lula Cruises to Big Victory

Publiu's Pundit reports that Brazil’s incumbent President Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva has cruised on to an easy victory in Brazil’s runoff election. With 94% of the tally counted, the...

Brazil: E-Democracy of E-Fraud?

Could this weekend's runoff election in Brazil be marred by corruption and e-fraud? Colin Brayton digs deep and offers his analysis.

Latin America: Authors and Translators

Liz Henry just got back from the American Literary Translators Association conference (which she liveblogged) and introduces readers to some of the Latin American & Spanish-speaking authors and translators she...

Argentina, Brazil: Spreading Conversations

Argentine anglophone blogger Ana Toniolli has translated [ES] a piece by Global Voices Lusophone Editor Jose Murilo Junior into Spanish at Voces Latinas.

Bolivia: Border Military Bases and Internal Conflicts

The treaty between Bolivia and Venezuela to build military facilities on the borders with Paraguay, Chile, Perú, and Brasil is being discussed in political blogs from Perú and Chile. Chilean...

Vojaĝo tra Esperantujo / A trip through Esperanto-land

Only two months until Esperanto Day! In this, our second roundup of the Esperanto Blogosphere (missed the first?), I will lead you on a tour of some of the different...

Brazil: The Media Empire Bows to Blogs

There is something very different going on in the Brazilian media arena. It all started a week ago with a cover story published in the magazine Carta Capital, headlined: The...

Ecuador: Fear Campaigns

Alejandro Giacometti has a interesting comparison of fear tactics used in campaigning both in Ecuador and the United States. Colin Brayton translates an article about the “detention of the representative...

Brazil: Busy Weekend In São Paulo

It'll be a busy weekend in Sao Paulo. Made in Brazil explains why.

YouTube. Whose Tube? Google's acquisition triggers Lusosphere debate

It could be seen as just another dot-com mega-deal that would not get much discussion beyond in-depth reports in specialized magazines. But gleaning the discussions of Lusophone bloggers is revealing...

Brazil: The Fake Ovation Noise Machine

Colin Brayton gives some free advice to Lula's Workers Party: “fire that PR firm.”

Brazil: Lula Debates

After citing a poll which puts President Lula da Silva in the lead with 54% compared to Alckmin's 46, Boz gives his impressions of Sunday's debate: “Alckmin risks losing votes...

Air Collision in Brazil Triggers Strong Words of Blame

It's been a week since the collision of an Embraer Legacy 600 jet with GOL Airlines 737-800 Flight 1907 which plunged into the Amazon jungle Friday, killing all 154 people...

Brazil: Tecno Brega

Alexandre at Critical World Blog looks at Brazilian Tecno Brega as a way to “build markets on top of social commons.”

Brazil: More Election Analysis

The amount of commentary on Brazil's Sunday elections is staggering. In addition to Jose Murilo Junior's excellent collection of translated excerpts from Brazilian bloggers, Colin Brayton produced a podcast from...

Regionalism and Dissent Mark the Start of Run-off in Brazil

More than 125 million Brazilians went to the polls Sunday to vote for president and to select governors for all 26 states and the Federal District, as well as all...

Brazil: Cardoso on Brazil's Military

Given a chance to ask former Brazilian president, Fernando Henrique Cardoso a question at a recent presentation at the University of Austin, Vikrum Sequeira compares Brazil's global presence with Russia,...

Brazil: Elections

A.M. Mora y Leon has an overwhelmingly thorough roundup of roundups on yesterday's Brazilian election (ES).

Brazil: Lula's Risk of Losing it All

Ricardo Carreón, based in Sao Paulo, takes a look at “How Lula lost his chance to win on the first round and is now in risk of losing a second...

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