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· February, 2007

Stories about Brazil from February, 2007

Venezuela, Brazil: Chavez Versus O Globo

Daniel Duquenal posts and narrates two video clips from a Chavez press conference in Caracas in which he criticizes Brazilian media conglomerate O Globo for its opposition to Lula in...

Uruguay: Negotiating Outside of Mercosur

About Lula's recent decision to let Uruguay negotiate outside of South America's Mercosur trade block Gaby writes “It's a bit pathetic that we have to go by asking permission to...

Brazil: Central Nuclear Almirante Álvaro Alberto

“Brasil has two Atomic reactors in one nuclear Power generation plant near Angra dos Reis. The reactors and the central have been controversial due to environmental concerns,” write Ricardo Carreón,...

Free Kareem: Lusophone Blogs Join the Crusade

As soon as the information about the verdict circulated on the net, Portuguese posts commenting the 4 year in prison sentence given to blogger Abdel Kareem Suleiman started to appear....

Lusosphere: Reporting Carnival

Olha a cabra!! (parte 2) – Socoh.net After four days of official Carnival revelry — and seven weeks of regular preparations and rehearsals since the year started — Brazilians will...

Jordan: Caricature Expo Planned

Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff will hold an exhibition in Jordan, thanks to the efforts of Palestinian blogger Izzi, among others. Latuff himself blogs about it here.

Brazil: “New Airport crisis unfolding for Carnaval”

As Carnaval approaches, an airport crisis could be looming, warns Sao Paulo resident Ricardo Carreón.

Recife, Brazil: Trumpeting 100 Years of Frevo, and Musical Innovation on the Eve of Carnival

Recife is the capital city of the state of Pernambuco in the northeast of Brazil. The pulse of Carnival has been growing in a crescendo in recent days, justly honoring...

Requiem for a Blogger: Life and death issues from beyond the Portuguese keyboard

“Oxalis” by Poesie The year of 2007 started with the Lusosphere being surprised by the announcement of the death of a well known blogger. MEG [Maria Elisa Guimarães] became famous...

Brazil: Insensitive Sao Paulo Major

Ricardo Carreón laments the recent comment by Sao Paulo Mayor Gilberto Kassab which he says “poked fun” at a recent tunnel collapse which killed seven people.

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