Stories about Brazil from September, 2006
Election and Censorship Dialectics in the Brazilian Blogosphere
The first Brazilian electoral process witnessed by an active blogosphere is starting to show its unique role. As campaigns intensify throughout the country in the last month before election day, cases involving blog censorship have emerged. It seems that politicians are having a hard time understanding why they can't control...
Brazil: The future of the Amazon?
David of A Ride for the Climate is now in the Brazilian Amazon, where he visited the Instituto National de Pesquisas da Amazonia (INPA) to give a presentation and better understand what threatens the sustainability of the Amazon region. Also, a sort of table of contents from the South American...
Senegal, Brazil, India: South Meets South
In the interest of regenerating the rural economy and reducing oil imports, the Biopact blog reports that Senegal is launching a biofuels program with Brazilian and Indian support as part of the Global South’s alliance that strives towards independence from Western powers.