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· September, 2009

Stories about Brazil from September, 2009

Brazil: Socio-digital Inclusion through the Lan House Revolution

The poorest and most excluded population of Brazil have increasingly more access to the Internet through Local Area Networks. But, has the digital inclusion promoted by lan houses across the...

Brazil: Has a free Internet really appeared on the electoral scene?

With the new electoral reform in Brazil, the individual Internet user is now obliged to behave as a media entrepreneur, unable to analyse candidates' positions and losing the right to...

Video: Call for submissions in Democracy Now Challenge

As the winners of the 2009 Democracy Now Challenge enjoy their reward in the USA, the submission period for the 2010 edition of the contest is opened to allow people...

Brazil: Bloggers on why there is still racism in the country

Following the discussions on racism brought up a few weeks ago with the story of a black man accused of stealing his own luxury car, Diego Casaes highlights other cases...

Brazil: Photos of a country hit by hail, rain and high winds

Heavy rains killed at least 11 people in Brazil, injured hundreds and made thousand homeless in the past week. Citizen photographers have registered the wreckage across the country.

Brazil: Can black people drive luxury cars?

A black man was assaulted in a supermarket car park in São Paulo when security guards accused him of planning to steal his own car, fuelling a debate by bloggers...

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