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· June, 2007

Stories about Brazil from June, 2007

Brazilian and Indian Doha Round Solidarity: Is it a reason for blame or a call for leadership?

A blame game seemed to start as soon as Brazil's Foreign Minister Celso Amorim and Indian Commerce Minister Kamal Nath walked out of the G4 talks with their counterparts from...

Students protest for public universities in Brazil

Students from the most important university in Brazil, the University of São Paulo, occupied the office of the head of the institution on May 3rd to protest against new policies...

Brazil: From Legal Commons to Social Commons

Ronaldo Lemos published his paper “From Legal Commons to Social Commons: Brazil and the Cultural Industry” at iCommons.org, describing some of the current transformations regarding the processes by which information...

Brazil: Engineer Found Dead in Iraq

Swimming Against the Red Tide criticizes the lack of action by Brazilian president Lula da Silva in regards to kidnapped citizen and engineer Joao Jose Vasconcellos, who was recently found...

Gay Pride in Brazil: 3.5 Million March and Government Sponsorship in São Paulo

There are controversies about the exact numbers — estimates range from 3 to 4 million people — but São Paulo's Gay Parade last week probably set a record as the...

Brazil: Open Letter to New York Times

Colin Brayton of the New Market Machines writes an open letter to the editor of the New York Times regarding the work of reporter Larry Rohter. One complaint is “Your...

Chávez, Lula and the media: is it a samba or a waltz?

It was a funny week that passed by here in Brazil, in the wake of the implementation of the Chávez government decision not to renew the broadcasting license of Radio...

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


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