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· October, 2007

Stories about Brazil from October, 2007

Brazil: “Haiti is here, Haiti is not here”

Haiti has become a regularly commented on issue on the Brazilian blogosphere. The special connection between Brazil and Haiti was initiated in 2004, when Brazilian troops started to participate in...

Brazil: Reforming Abortion Laws

Cecilia Sardenberg, in “The right to abortion: briefing from Brazil” at OpenDemocracy.net, tells about the heated debate over reforms to Brazil's outdated abortion laws that has intensified across the country...

Brazil: Robinho's ‘you go that way, I’ll go this way’ dribble

Bruno Romani shares the video clip where Brazilian football player Robinho presents his new dribble “You go that way, I’ll go this way”, during the Brazil 5 x 0 Ecuador...

Contrivance and Controversy as Brazilian Media Cover Urban Violence

In Brazil last week, it was difficult to find blogs that did not post about the debate over the causes of urban violence. It all began on the web when...

Guyana, Brazil: Building a Bridge

Living Guyana posts photos of the progress that has been made on the construction of the bridge that will link Guyana and Brazil.

Brazil: Reality Film

Randy Paul of Beautiful Horizons provides his thought on the latest Brazilian film “Elite Squad”

Americas: The Kick Off for World Cup Qualifiers

The road to the World Cup South Africa 2010 began this past weekend in South America. The Global Voices Latin American team joined forces to bring you reactions from across...

Brazilian “Elite Squad” Provokes Police, Pirates, Pundits and Promotion

“Elite Squad”, a much-hyped film about Rio's special forces police is having its official launch today in Rio and São Paulo, and the nationwide premiere is scheduled for Oct. 12....

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