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· April, 2009

Stories about Brazil from April, 2009

27 April 2009

Brazil: Fly me to the moon with public money

Another scandal has taken the Brazilian blogosphere by storm – it has come to light that public money is being used to fund holidays abroad for parliament members and their...

Global Health: Swine Flu Threat Spreads Worldwide

Confirmed or suspected cases of swine flu, which was detected in Mexico earlier this month, have now been found in at least seven other countries around the world. The World...

25 April 2009

Brazil: Judges quarrel live on TV and scandalize the country

The live broadcast of a fight between two judges of the Brazilian Supreme Court (STF) has scandalized Brazilians and excited the blogosphere and social networks across the country.

22 April 2009

Brazil: Judicial decisions, a growing threat to online freedom

When it comes to freedom on the Internet, Brazil is a free country according to recent report. However, bloggers face a growing threat from judicial decisions leading to content censorship...

20 April 2009

Latin America: Pride on Local Musicians in YouTube's Symphony Orchestra

Latin American bloggers have been writing about the YouTube Symphony Orchestra's debut at the Carnegie Hall, where the winners of a world-wide online contest where were flown into New York...

18 April 2009

Global Recession: The world is talking. Are we listening?

There is no lack of online articles about the various aspects of the global economic crisis. Many of them are written by economic experts and policymakers. What about the perspectives...

16 April 2009

Brazil: Does the country play a new role in the world?

Brazilian blogs could not stop talking about the way President Barack Obama treated President Lula President in their third meeting at the G-20 Summit in London. Being called "the guy"...

14 April 2009

Brazil: Indian writers and poets on the blogosphere

Literature and poetry are the core subjects of this second article of a trilogy shining light on the Indian blogosphere in Brazil. The subject is controversial, with many claiming that...

10 April 2009

Brazil: Tips to face the crisis from a popcorn street seller

Many people would think that the popcorn street selling business has little room for innovation. A natural born Brazilian entrepreneur has been proving this line of thought wrong: check out...

5 April 2009

Brazil: lndian culture, poetry and rights on the blogosphere

Brazil has one of the most impressive mosaics of indigenous peoples in the world and this cultural richness has started to show up on the Brazilian blogosphere. For this reason,...

4 April 2009

Global: Switching off the lights for a sustainable world

On Saturday March 29, many people around the world turned their lights off from 20:30 to 21:30 local time, in a symbolic act to show they care about the environment....

Global Job Losses and Returning Migrant Workers

This post focuses on the stories of the unemployed and migrant workers who are returning home to their countries. Job layoffs are perceived by most people as the primary and...

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