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Janet Gunter · March, 2011

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 March, 2011

17 March 2011

Angola: Preemptive Maneuver Cancels “Revolution”

A week after the date of the revolution supposed to "dethrone" Angolan Government, the situation in the country appears calm. Preemptive manoeuvre actions of the State contributed greatly to this:...

16 March 2011

East Timor: Konis Santana, a Humble Guerrilla Hero

Like any country born out of a protracted armed resistance, stories in East Timor of division from within the resistance are various, and quite potent. But one guerrilla figure who...

5 March 2011

Angola: Calls for a Revolution

In the spirit of protest that has swept across North Africa and the Middle East, it appears that Angolan people have found some inspiration. A protest against the government in...