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· January, 2010

Stories about Brazil from January, 2010

Brazil: The National Program for Human Rights – Part 1

Controversy has erupted following the proposal of a legislative reform package that decriminalises abortion and criminalises homophobia, bans religious symbols from public spaces and calls for a truth commission.

Brazil: Viewing the Haitian earthquake from without and within

The Brazilian blogosphere is in uproar after comments made by the Haitian consul in Brazil, George Samuel Antoine. Bloggers reflect on a lack of humanity, the failures of diplomacy and...

Important Children Activist Dies in Haiti Earthquake

Brazil: Net-citizens have fun shooting corrupt politicians

A videogame in which you can shoot a Brazilian politician recently accused of corruption becomes a hit in 2009, and it was not the first time net-citizens poke fun at...

Brazil: 2009 Green Retrospective and COP15

Almost one month since the United Nations Climate Change Conference, bloggers discuss still; as well as criticizing its outcome, year-end-blog-retrospectives mention the event as one of the most important of...

Brazil: Net-citizens unite to track floods

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