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· August, 2010

Stories about Brazil from August, 2010

Brazil: Bolivian Immigration in Numbers

Journalist Leonardo Sakamoto questions on his blog [pt], the official statistic placing Bolivia in the fortieth position as a source of immigrants to Brazil. An activist against slave labor, Sakamoto...

Latin America: Blogging at Los Superdemokraticos

Coinciding with several Bicentennial Independence celebrations in Latin America, from June to October 2010 German and Latin American bloggers [es] will be writing for Los Superdemokraticos about their “daily lifes...

Angola: Armament Compared with Brazil and Israel

Every week the Em angola blog posts some figures about the country. This week, on war and violence, Gabriel Toueg makes a comparison between Angola, Brazil and Israel, concerning both...

Brazil: Scholar Blog on Citizen Media

Brazilian blog Mídia Cidadã [Citizen Media, pt] is the support platform for an academic research on “citizen communication and socio-cultural transformations” which intends to foster “the role of networked virtual...

Brazil: Competition Turns Blogs into Books

The idea is to turn the best Brazilian blogs to books, and the competition [pt] is open until September 12th. The participants can vote and apply through fifteen different categories,...

Brazil: Dona Delma on Twitter

“Dona Delma” has been on the worldwide Trending Topics for a week and , so far, most Twitter users haven't figured out the real meaning of it. Blog Hiper-Tension, copies...

Brazil: Sex and Politics

Blog Futepoca [pt] posts a collection of videos from a federal deputy candidate for the next Brazilian elections in October. In the videos, Jeferson Camillo intends to show that he...

Brazil: Indigenous Camp Resists for Eight Months in Brasilia

Since the beginning of this year, members of different indigenous Brazilian nations have settled a "revolutionary camp" out in front of the Ministry of Justice in Brasília D.F. The indigenous...

Brazil: Gay Kiss Prejudice

Rafael Ximenes writes [pt] about the controversy in a university within the state of Minas Gerais, where the promotion poster for the 3rd Congress on Public Policy / Social Services...

Brazil: The Indigenous, The Internet and Interculturality

Ever more present in villages, technology has been gaining ground as an efficient means to ensure the indigenous lifestyle and culture. Tools like Google Earth and GPS aid reforestation efforts...

Video: Music videos under 99 USD

In an industry where expenses keep rising, making and promoting a music video can get tough. The 99 Dollar Music Video website gives bands and filmmakers a chance to shine...

Brazil: New Forestry Code = The Right to Deforestation?

An area of the Amazon equivalent to the size of England and France put together could be destroyed if changes proposed to the Brazilian Forestry Code come into force. The...

Brazil: Online Sexting, Social Media and Parental Responsibility

A couple of Brazilian underage teenagers practicing "Sexting" were watched live by over 25,000 people. Together with the couple, between 3 and 10,000 internet users may have downloaded and distributed...

Brazil: Last day on protest by tribe trying to prove its existence

Jesse Lerner-Kinglake reports on the last day of the protest by the Awá, a Brazilian indigenous people, to try to prove its existence. “If anything, this week’s protest should prove...

Global: Mozilla Drumbeat Seeks to Expand the Open Web

Mozilla Foundation, creator of the internet browser Firefox, has launched Drumbeat, a project that seeks to gather people with the most diverse backgrounds and from many parts of the world...

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