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· July, 2007

Stories about Brazil from July, 2007

Brazil: An authentic Rio experience after the Pan Games

In ‘Brazilions of Brazilians‘ Karen Robinson reports about his authentic Rio experience — rather than the touristy one — after the Pan American Games.

Brazil: About the 2007 Rio Pan-American Games

After two intense weeks full of sports coverage and post-tragedy debates in the media, the XV Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro has come to an end. Since its...

Pan American Games, Brazilian Style

Neil at London 2012 presents an extensive report about the Brazilian and Carioca [from Rio de Janeiro] way of hosting the Pan American Games.

Brazilian blogs on another airplane crash

While still facing a highly blogged crisis in its air traffic management, and not yet recovered from the crash of a Boeing-737 over the Amazon ten months ago, Brazil was...

Brazil: Comparison of Runways Around Latin America

In the aftermath of the airline accident in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Ricardo Carreon compares the length of the runway at Congonhas Aiport, the site of the tragedy with other airports...

Brazil: At least 200 dead in jet crash

Intermezzo offer links from the first hours of the online coverage of Brazil’s worst airplane disaster, at Congonhas airport in São Paulo.

Lusophony Day: Learning Through Connectedness

We wanted to celebrate the Lusophony Day, as an opportunity to post about the recent launching of the Global Voices website in Portuguese. A quick googling around the keywords brought...

World Ponders the 7 New Wonders

On July 7, 2007, the world elected a list of “New 7 Wonders”. Chosen by global vote via internet, telephone and SMS, many argue that the election was unfair and...

Brazil: Blogs follow the ethanol debate as it goes global

Ethanol has suddenly turned into a popular word among Brazilian bloggers, specially because of the foreign attention it attracts. In fact, “alcohol” is the word Brazilians have been using to...

Brazil: Doors Closed on the Prestes Maia

Tatiana Cardeal snapped a symbolic final picture of a bird flying away from the closed doors of the Prestes Maia, which was a 22-story abandoned building in Sao Paulo that...

Bibliography of the Brazilian Ayahuasca Religions

Beatriz Labate announces the publishing by MAPS of an extensive bibliography about the Brazilian Ayahuasca Religions, and says that the expansion of these religious movements within Brazil and into other...

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