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· March, 2011

Stories about Brazil from March, 2011

Brazil: On Opening the Archives of the Dictatorship

A collective blogging was called to demand the opening of the archives of the Brazilian military dictatorship (1964-1985), responsible for torturing of thousands and for killing 380 Brazilians. Of these,...

Brazil: More Poetry, Less Money

Côte d'Ivoire: Where Are the African Personalities When They Are Needed?

Spanish-Speaking Bloggers React to Earthquake in Japan

The 8.9 magnitude earthquake which shook Japan on March 11th has provoked reactions from Spanish-speaking bloggers from all over the world. After reviewing news of various disasters around the world...

Brazil: The Cost of Financing Culture

Recent news that the Brazilian Ministry of Culture has authorized famous singer Maria Bethânia to raise R$ 1.3 million tax free (Brazilian reais - approximately US$ 777,000) to create a...

Brazil: Critical Mass, a month later

Global Voices’ translator: Jean Saint-Dizier

Jean Saint-Dizier, aka "Juan", is a volunteer translator for Global Voices in French. Madly in love with Brazil, his second homeland, and with Portuguese, Juan translates from Portuguese to French...

Brazil/Argentina: LGBT advocates repudiate death threats

Brazil: Racism against Federal Judge

Brazil: Cartoons of Obama in Brazil

Brazil: Satirical Video pokes fun at famous singer's blog

Brazil: Obama's Visit Marked by Protests, Repression and Criticism

Intended to be a party, US President Obama's first visit to Brazil was marked by the controversial decision for his country to intervene militarily in Libya, in addition to the...

Brazil: Criminalization of Guarani-Kaiowá Leaders

Brazil: Gay federal deputy threatened

Latin America: Getting Ready for President Obama's Trip

Brazil: Great Fishing Against Belo Monte Dam

Brazil: Two more cyclists get hit in Porto Alegre

Brazil: International Women's Day and Amnesty

Traditional Clothing from Lusophone Countries

Brazil: Reactions to Egyptian and Middle Eastern Crises

From January 25, 2011, the world followed the course of the Egyptian revolutionary conflict, awaiting the fall of Hosni Mubarak, which finally arrived on 11 February after weeks of protest....

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