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Jose Murilo · October, 2007

I work on the Internet, managing websites of Brazilian federal agencies in the cultural sector. I like to write about what I see and what I think. In Portuguese: Ecologia Digital – In English: Eco-Rama.

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Latest posts by Jose Murilo from October, 2007

Brazil: “Haiti is here, Haiti is not here”

Haiti has become a regularly commented on issue on the Brazilian blogosphere. The special connection between Brazil and Haiti was initiated in 2004, when Brazilian troops started to participate in...

Angola: Beauty Contest for Victims of Landmines

Desabafos Angolanos [PT] — a BOBs’ nominee from Angola — posts about ‘Miss Landmine‘, a project from a NGO from Oslo, Norway, aiming to call the attention to the landmine...

Brazil: Reforming Abortion Laws

Cecilia Sardenberg, in “The right to abortion: briefing from Brazil” at OpenDemocracy.net, tells about the heated debate over reforms to Brazil's outdated abortion laws that has intensified across the country...

Brazil: Robinho's ‘you go that way, I’ll go this way’ dribble

Bruno Romani shares the video clip where Brazilian football player Robinho presents his new dribble “You go that way, I’ll go this way”, during the Brazil 5 x 0 Ecuador...

Contrivance and Controversy as Brazilian Media Cover Urban Violence

In Brazil last week, it was difficult to find blogs that did not post about the debate over the causes of urban violence. It all began on the web when...

Brazilian “Elite Squad” Provokes Police, Pirates, Pundits and Promotion

“Elite Squad”, a much-hyped film about Rio's special forces police is having its official launch today in Rio and São Paulo, and the nationwide premiere is scheduled for Oct. 12....

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