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Elisa Thiago · March, 2013

I have been exposed to different cultures and environments over the years, having lived in 4 countries and 10 cities. So, I have grown to appreciate the way one can think globally while behaving locally! And I appreciate that.

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Latest posts by Elisa Thiago from March, 2013

25 March 2013

Brazil Violently Ousts Indigenous Village Ahead of World Cup

Brazilian police violently evicted a group of indigenous people from a building they had occupied in Rio de Janeiro to make way for a sports museum, the latest in a...

19 March 2013

Anti-Gay Preacher Elected Brazil's Human Rights Committee Head

The election of controversial evangelical preacher Marco Feliciano, known for his vocal hardline views on homosexuality, as the chairman of the Brazilian legislature's human rights committee has earned the condemnation...

4 March 2013

VIDEO: Brazil Bulldozes Neighborhood Without Warning for World Cup

Video records the moment when Rio de Janeiro officials armed with bulldozers burst into Restinga, intent on demolishing the homes and businesses of 153 families who live in the neighborhood....