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· September, 2010

Stories about Brazil from September, 2010

20 September 2010

Brazil: Real Estate Speculation Threats the Cerrado

Real state speculation is taking over Brazil and sparking a debate on the environmental and social impact of the ever growing construction sector. In Brasilia, the modern capital of Brazil,...

18 September 2010

Brazil: World's Largest Graffiti Inaugurated

Brazil's President Lula da Silva inaugurated the world's largest graffiti at over 37 000 square feet in the area of Foz do Iguaçu. This area; famous for the Iguaçu falls...

16 September 2010

Brazil: Jornal do Brasil Quits Print and Goes Online

Jornal do Brasil (JB), one of the country's oldest and most symbolical newspapers, gave up its printed edition in the end of August and is now distributed exclusively online. Bloggers...

11 September 2010

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden under Discussion

Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, “one of the most beautiful and best preserved green areas in the city”, has been under political and social discussion between the Government and families...

8 September 2010

Getting to Know the Global Voices Latin America Team

The Global Voices Latin America team of volunteer authors has grown over the past three years. During this transition and the presentation of a new Regional Editor, Silvia Viñas, let's...

Japan, Brazil: Dirty Hearts, a movie on first-generation Japanese-Brazilians after WW2

Brazil: A guide to tech for transparency projects in the 2010 elections

Technology for Transparency Network

Brazil is awash in online technology for transparency and accountability projects in the run-up to its October 2010 presidential elections. Manuella Ribeiro gives us a tour through some of the...

Brazil: “Do It Yourself” Clean Elections

Technology for Transparency Network

In less than one month there will be elections in Brazil and Eleitor 2010 has already became a game-changer: it is a "crowdsourcing" project aiming to facilitate citizen reports of...

4 September 2010

Brazil: Primetime Prejudice Against Atheists Triggers Mass Response

"Atheists are people without boundaries, criminals, evil because they think they are their own God" this statement, made live on TV, has triggered a controversy in Brazil, a country where...

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