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· December, 2011

Stories about Brazil from December, 2011

Brazil: “We Have Overtaken the United Kingdom's GDP. So What?”

The news, published in the international press and echoed by the country's media, filled nationalist Brazilians with with pride and optimism, and left those who analysed the numbers more closely...

Online Highlights from the Portuguese-Speaking World in 2011

2011 has been another year in which bloggers and activists from a number of Portuguese-speaking countries have come together to report, translate and promote blogs and citizen media from all...

‘Developing Latin America': Open Data Projects

The 'Desarrollando Latin América' (Developing Latin America) competition, a public hackathon for creating technological solutions to education, security and budgetary problems in six countries in the region, took place on...

Latin America: Youth Unemployment

Brazil: Murder or Suicide of Controversial Blogger?

Blogger Alexander Hamilton, 'the Mosquito', was found dead in his apartment in Brazil. According to the police, it was a case of "suicide by hanging." This quick conclusion, however, has...

Brazil: Titan Kids and Surfing as Hope

Brazil: Blogging on the Archives of the Dictatorship

Brazil: Proposal for the Legalization of Abortion Approved in Conference

Brazil: Protest and Sit-in Against Belo Monte in Sao Paulo

Brazil: Blogger Murdered in the State of Rio Grande do Norte

Brazil: How Many Lives Does the Guarani-Kaiowá's Land Cost?

Last November, 42 gunmen attacked an indigenous reserve in Mato Grosso do Sul, executing Nísio Gomes, 59, chief of the Guaraní Kaiowá and several other villagers. These attacks take place...

Brazil-Bahrain: Tear Gas for Repression “Made in Brazil”

Brazil: Bishop Points Out Rape as Women's Excuse for Abortion

Brazil: “A new era of political activism?”

Brazil: Monitoring Human Rights During the World Cup and the Olympics

Brazil: Blogger Found Dead, Hanged: Suicide or Assassination?

Brazil: A Book on Fraudulent Privatizations

Brazil: Central Bus Station Reflects Precariousness of Human Rights

Brazil: On a Bill that Bans Drinking in Public Places

Brazil: Journalist Threatened at Belo Monte Dam Construction Site

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