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· July, 2012

Stories about Brazil from July, 2012

Togo: Preacher Transports 4.2 kg of Cocaine Hidden in Lollipops to Build Church

Brazil: Concerns Over Public Health in Januária

Participants of the citizen journalism project Amigos de Januária, Rising Voices grantee of 2011, are carrying on the mission to monitor the local government of Januária, in Brazil. The latest...

Brazil: Project Discusses Political Campaign Sign Litter

Brazil: Board of Social Communication Under Criticism

Brazil: Ministry of Health forms Partnership with Facebook on Organ Donation

Brazil: Deported Activist Returns to Denounce Mining Company Vale

Jeremias Vunjanhe, a Mozambican journalist and activist, was prevented from entering Brazil during Rio+20. After civil society movements and organisations mobilised, Jeremias returned to the country to denounce the actions...

Brazil/Portugal: Homophobia and the “Apparent Invisibility” of LGBT

Brazil: Middle East Economic Policy Under the Radar

The current search for new trading partners in unexpected geographic areas demonstrates the extent to which Brazil has changed its foreign policy the last few years. With an agenda that...

Brazil: Video of Tribute to Murdered Forest Heroes

Brazil: Navy Denies Entrance to Quilombo Rio dos Macacos

Brazil: Activists Support Civic Framework for Internet

Brazil: The Debate About Natural Childbirth

In Brazil's private sector, over 85% of births are caesarian, even though the World Health Organisation recommends that they not exceed 15% of total births. The high prevalence of this...

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