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· September, 2016

Stories about Brazil from September, 2016

The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: Disturbing the Peace

This week, we take you to Ukraine, Russia, Singapore, India and Brazil.

Timorese Olympic Athletes Didn't Win a Medal in Rio but Still Inspired Their Country

"We will tell the youth to focus on sports and contribute to the nation. It's similar to the path shown to us by our heroes in their fight for independence."

Brazil's Military Police Is Unleashed on a Growing Protest Movement

After last week's nationwide demonstrations against Dilma Rousseff's impeachment and against her replacement, President Michel Temer, Brazil witnessed a new wave of street violence this Sunday, September 5.

A Muralist Is Painting Weeds Around the World to Represent the Margins of Society

"I don’t paint dainty little grandmotherly botanical illustrations."

Protests Erupt in Brazil as Rousseff's Impeachment Is Confirmed

Protesters are mobilizing against what they see as a maneuver by a corruption-marred congress to remove a democratically elected president, and to push neoliberal reforms.

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