Stories about Brazil from October, 2009
Video: Winners of UN Contest became Citizen Ambassadors
We bring you the 5 winning videos for the UN contest where participants sent in a video stating what they would tell world leaders if they had the chance. The 5 video bloggers had the opportunity to give their message in person at the UN Day celebration in New York City.
Pregnancy and Prisons: Women's Health and Rights Behind Bars
It is still a struggle to ensure human rights for pregnant women worldwide, and it seems that in the process, pregnant women in prison are many times overlooked. What have been some of the steps made to ensure that they are also treated humanely, with respect to the life they carry?
Brazil: Between democracy and doubt
The country awaits its first National Conference of Communication that will signal a very first step in democratising Brazil’s communications system.
Brazil: The challenge of hosting a worthwhile Olympic Games
Brazilians highlight the problems that the country will have to deal with before the 2016 Olympic Games with wry humor, hoping that organizers will learn from the mistakes made during the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio.
Posts in Portuguese on Blog Action Day '09
Portuguese-speaking bloggers from various countries have joined global bloggers on Blog Action Day to reach readers and raise awareness of climate change.
Brazil: Pictures of the Rio2016 celebration
Thousands partied on Copacabana beach to celebrate Rio de Janeiro's choice as the 2016 Olympics host. See some of the pictures showing the party around the world.
Japan: Reactions to Tokyo's Olympic Bid (Part Two)
What does the Japanese blogosphere and Twitterverse have to say about Tokyo's bid to host the 2016 Olympics? Part Two introduces some reactions after Rio won the bid.
Brazil: Honduran crisis triggers international relations debate
The Honduran crisis reached the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa. In addition to newspapers and TV networks, Brazilian bloggers were triggered to discuss on international politics in South America.