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Daniel Duende

Daniel Duende is a storyteller, a brazilian, a writer and, some say (and some disagree), a blogger. He lives in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Latest posts by Daniel Duende

Brazil: The Cybercrimes Bill meets the “Cybercriminal” Camp

It's no surprise then that the controversy should grow further when this bill is brought into debate at a huge cyberculture meeting. Daniel Duende joined the crowds of bit-torrent-using p2p-addicted...

Brazil: Against Illegal Abortion or Against Women?

Abortion is a very complex issue in Brazil, just like almost everywhere else in Latin America, where it is considered a crime. Despite this, over 1,000,000 clandestine abortions take place...

Brazilian myths and haunts in the Lusosphere – Part 3

To bring this series about Brazilian myths, legends and haunts as seen on the Lusosphere to a great close, we couldn't choose a better entity to speak about than Saci...

Brazil: Grandma Aggie, Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers and the Pope

Brazilian myths and haunts on the Lusosphere – Part 2

On the first article of this series, we searched Brazilian websites that could tell us some stories about the haunts and the mythical beings of Brazilian folklore. Now, in the...

Brazil: A Musical Doctrine

Brazilian myths and haunts on the Lusosphere – Part 1

The first of three articles that will take us around the virtual campfire to hear stories about ghosts and enchantment from Brazilian folklore: Cuca, Negrinho do Pastoreio, Boitatá and Curupira,...

Brazil: “Abortion is a Right, not a Wrong”

Brazil: Who is behind the ‘Cybercrimes Bill'?

Brazil: Blogging Against Web-Censorship

Brazil and Orkut: made for each other?

Orkut, Google's experiment on Social Networking Services, is extremely popular in Brazil. More than 53% of Orkut users is Brazilian -- even more, if you take into account the Brazilian's...

Brazil: Against the slave farms

Brasil: Alternative (poetic) justice

Brazil: Making a child murder into a media show

A child dies under mysterious circumstances. Her father and stepmother are the prime suspects chosen by the media and general public since the beginning, but the official investigations are still...

Brazil: Improving the police by the inside

Brazil, USA: Sex, Crime and the Vatican

Brazilian political journalism

Zimbabwe: A safe waypoint for the chinese Olympic Torch

Mozambique: The first established blogger in Tete

Angola: No to Guillermo Habacuc and the starving dog.

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