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· March, 2014

Stories about Brazil from March, 2014

Artists Re-imagine the ‘Woman Who Was Dragged’ and Killed by Brazil's Military Police

Blog Think Olga invited artists to send portraits of Claudia Silva Ferreira, a woman who was killed at the hands of Brazil's military police.

The ‘Woman Who Was Dragged’ and Killed by Brazil's Military Police

Claudia Silva Ferreira was shot during a military police operation in a Rio de Janeiro slum, then dragged along the road behind their car as they drove to the hospital.

How Police Have Turned Rio de Janeiro's Maré Favela Into a Battlefield

Thirteen residents of Maré, the largest favela complex in Rio de Janeiro, died during a police operation there in June 2013.

Brazilian Congress Approves Pioneering Bill of Rights for Internet Users

Brazil's Internet Bill of Rights Ignites Storm of Posts

‘The Subject': A New Crowdfunding Tool for Brazil's Independent Media

“Happy” Video Exposes the Other Side of Rio de Janeiro

Activists Mobilize for Passage of Brazil's Internet Bill of Rights

Cassava: The Indigenous Root Vegetable That Feeds Brazil and Angola

Farofa, pirão, beiju, funge. Meet four popular dishes made from the cassava root in Brazil and Angola.

Protesters in Brazil: ‘There Will Not Be a World Cup!’

"Our purpose is to stop the World Cup! To show nationally and internationally that the popular power does not want the Cup!" Agência Pública reports on this movement.

Brazil's Carnival Waste: The Day After in Photos

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