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· May, 2009

Stories about Brazil from May, 2009

24 May 2009

Brazil: Petroleum, elections and poverty matters

Discussions of an investigation into the nation's biggest state-owned company and its possible political motivation fill the Brazilian blogosphere. This debate takes place in a Brazilian society which sees 'black...

Brazil: Fighting against cyber surveillance

11 May 2009

Brazil: When climate change meets cyber-activism

In another display of global climate change, Brazil has suffered an inversion of its usual weather for this time of the year. The traditionally dry North and Northeast regions of...

9 May 2009

Japan: For the Price of a Plane Ticket…?

Recently, an initiative by the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare offering to cover the travel expenses for unemployed nikkei nationals who wish to return to their home countries has...

7 May 2009

Brazil: The Character Assassination of a Presidential Candidate

It seems that Brazilian mainstream media have set aside good journalistic standards when it comes to news stories about President Lula's preferred presidential candidate, Dilma Roussef. This has not been...

1 May 2009

Brazil: Remembering Ayrton Senna, the unbeatable F1 champion

The country pays tribute to the three-time Formula One world champion whose tragic death, aged just 34-years-old at the beginning of a successful career, shocked the world on May 1st...

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