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· October, 2011

Stories about Brazil from October, 2011

Brazil: Police Restrain Students at the University of São Paulo

Military police launched a blitz operation at the University of São Paulo after approaching three students smoking marijuana on the night of October 27. Adriano Rangel reports.

Brazil: Mobilization Against Racism Towards Indigenous Peoples

Brazil: Niobium, National Mineral Wealth at Knock Off Prices?

Niobium, also known as columbium, is among the most utilized metals in the world, and Brazil has the great majority of global deposits. However, exploitation of niobium within Brazil raises...

Brazil: Belo Monte Dam Construction Site is Occupied

Brazil: Is the Ruling Party an LGBT Ally?

China and Brazil: On anacondas and dragons

“Law Without Borders” Between Brazil, Angola and Portugal

Brazil: Journalists Collaborate with US State Department

Brazil: Belo Monte Dam Case Comes to Court

The Brazilian justice system has provided new fuel to the protesting voices against the Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant, after its construction begun in June 2011. A lawsuit filed in...

Brazil: Thousands March Against Corruption

Brazil: Violence Against Indigenous Fulni-o Tapuya

Brazil: #OccupySaoPaulo Sets Up Camp

Brazil: Creating Opportunities for Life After Jail

While serving time in jail, Ronaldo Monteiro kickstarted a project with fellow detainees and turned his life around. Years later, released on parole, Monteiro now coordinates an NGO that offers...

Latin America: Music Blog Loves to Discover New Songs

Latin American Social Movements and #OccupyWallStreet

Brazil: Different Perspectives on Steve Jobs’ Work

Brazil: Senator Suggests Whipping for Lazy Prisoners

Brazil: FIFA's Demands in the Run Up to the World Cup 2014

U.S. Releases Report on Social Media in Latin America

Ada Lovelace Day: Inspirational Women in Action

Ada Lovelace Day aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and maths by encouraging people around the world to talk about the women whose work they...

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