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Janet Gunter · September, 2010

Inspired to learn Portuguese by my father's collection of LPs from late 1960s Brazil. Lived in Brazil, Portugal and East Timor. I am an ex-aidworker, perpetual-novice anthropologist working on projects combining technology, communications and social transformation.

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Latest posts by Janet Gunter from September, 2010

Mozambique: “Bread Riots” Reflections

Globally and in Maputo, bloggers reflected on the unrest in Maputo and the government's response, addressing the economic, political and social aspects of events. Critiques of "civil society", globalization and...

Brazil: “Do It Yourself” Clean Elections

In less than one month there will be elections in Brazil and Eleitor 2010 has already became a game-changer: it is a "crowdsourcing" project aiming to facilitate citizen reports of...

Mozambique: Violent Unrest, Frustration in Maputo

As night falls on the second day of violent unrest, uncertainty remains in Maputo. Bloggers are still working to digest and fully analyze the causes of the riots, which were...

Mozambique: Maputo on alert with unrest

The city of Maputo is on alert as popular revolt is spreading over the cost of bread, water and electricity. Residents report disturbances on the street as things appear to...

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