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· November, 2006

Stories about Brazil from November, 2006

Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil: Sex and Drug Trade

“The sexual exploitation of minors in the Triple Frontera – the name given to the trans-border no-man’s land between Ciudad del Este and the border towns of Foz del Iguazú...

Brazil: Post-Election Podcast

Luís Afonso Assumpção has published a podcast about his disappointment with the outcome of Brazil's latest elections and his thoughts on Latin America's current political reality.

Brazil: Turistas and Tourism

Made in Brazil on the concern that the movie Turistas might harm Brazil's tourism industry.

Web 2.0 in Brazil Displays the Powers of Participation

Web 2.0 is coming on strong in Brazil and showing its transformational impacts on the national mind. The recent elections were a dramatic example demonstrating that blogs and citizen media...

Lusosphere's PanAmerican Elections Wrap-up

Elections across the American continents are still reverberating in the Lusosphere as citizen journalists and analysts are attempting to find the meaning of and predict the future politics set in...

Brazil: Harvard Business Review Brasil

Colin Brayton forks out nearly US$ 20 for the Harvard Business Review Brasil only to be disappointed that it contains no articles by Brazilians or about the country.

Brazil: Violence Against Women

“10 Women Will Have Suffered Violence in Brazil by the Time You End This Article,” writes Joanne Blaney on Brazzil Magazine.

Caribbean, Brazil: Rasheed Ali podcast

Afro-Caribbean musician Rasheed Ali releases a podcast featuring some of his original compositions recorded in Salvador, Brazil.

The DW Best of Blogs Awards

Had I not read Hoder's blog today I would have definitely missed the Deutsche Welle Best of the Blogs awards 2006 ceremony held in the Museum for Communication Berlin a...

Holding the line for Internet freedoms in Brazilian Cyberspace

The Brazilian cyberspace was shaken this week by the announcement of a ‘Digital Crimes Bill’ under consideration at the Senate's Constitution and Justice Commission. Disclosing just one item in the...

Mexico: Expansion of Credit

Ricardo Carreón is pleasantly surprised by the increase in consumer spending and credit lending in Mexico over the past few years. According to Carreón, “this is what economic stability can...

Brazil: Congress wants to track Internet users

Boing Boing reports on a bill to be voted in the Brazilian Congress that would force every user and provider under its jurisdiction to identify them self in every transaction....

Brazil: Lula's Victory

The presidential election results in Brazil showed, despite dire opposition predictions that victory for Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva would produce an untenable political situation, that Lula indeed has the...

Brazil: Shooting Araucarias in Rio Grande do Sul

Ricardo Carreón has posted some breathtaking photographs of the unique Araucaria trees near the Brazil-Uruguay border.

About our Brazil coverage

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


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