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· July, 2010

Stories about Brazil from July, 2010

Brazil: Nomad Tribe Protest to Prove Its Existence

Brazil: Copyright Reform Proposal Under Consultation

A public consultation on the Brazilian Copyright Act has received over 1,200 contributions. The proposed changes have fuelled intense debate in the blogosphere and twittosphera.

Brazil: Disgust at prejudice against atheists on live TV

Brazil: African Artist Refused Entry

Brazil: Limits on Food Ads Shake Market Forces

The Federal Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency has ruled changes in food advertising to include warnings printed on packages, amidst strong industry reaction. Do consumers have a say in this debate?

Brazil: Collaborative Website on Street Dwellers

Brazil: Training Citizen Media in the Suburbs of São Paulo

Brazil: How Could the Amazon Thrive in the 21st Century?

Mozambique/Brazil: “Ethanol diplomacy” meets criticism

NGOs furiously denounced last week's trilateral accord between Brazil, Mozambique and the European Union promoting ethanol production in Mozambique for the European market. The blogsphere provides some background to this...

UK: No Reckoning for Police Excessive Force

Brazil: Daily Violence Against Women

In Brazil, 10 women are assassinated everyday. The recent assassination of a woman by the alleged father of her baby, and a promising young Brazilian goalkeeper, has sparked the conversation...

Brazil: Electoral Blogsphere Censored

Censorship in the Brazilian blogsphere is an extremely sensitive issue due to a dictatorship past when it was legal. As the presidential elections of 2010 approach, the siege tightens and...

Brazil: Lusophone Countries United at the Theater Stage

Paraguay: Prejudice in International Media During the World Cup

In Paraguay, the 2010 FIFA World Cup evidenced that Paraguayans had to look out for discrimination coming from the least expected source: international mainstream media from Brazil and Spain.

Brazil: Call for the First Progressive Bloggers Meeting

Brazil: Death of an Old and Brave Newspaper

Brazil: “Paulista” Separatism in a State with 42 Million Inhabitants

Equatorial Guinea: Portuguese as its Third Official Language

Brazil: High Index on Work Stress

Brazil: Afro-Brazilian Claims to Affirmative Action Denied

After nearly a decade discussing the Racial Equality Statute, last month the Brazilian senate finally approved it. Out of the document are the most controversial demands from Afro-Brazilian movements: a...

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