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Paula Góes

Brazilian journalist, translator and lightworker living in London since 2002, Proud volunteer translator for the Global Voices in Portuguese site. Beyond citizen media, I am studying Psychosynthesis, spiritual healing, and animal reiki. I believe the peace of the world starts with me.

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Latest posts by Paula Góes

Childhood Play Remains Technology Free by Brazil’s ‘Old Frank’ River

Video Portrays Tender Friendship Between a Brazilian Man and a Hummingbird

With a video of only two minutes that he has made to introduce his newest friend, a hummingbird chick, João Silvestrini is conquering hearts and fans across Brazil.

Brazilian Police Say These Two Men Had Explosives During an Anti-World Cup Protest. Photos and Videos Tell a Different Story

Activists accuse the police of faking evidence to incriminate two men arrested during a protest against the World Cup.

Detained Brazilian Activist Says, “I'm a Target of a Large and Dirty Political Persecution Campaign”

Intonaspacio: a New Digital Musical Instrument Made in Portugal

Meet 5 Brazilian Women Who Do What They Love and Love What They Do

These interviews, together with beautiful photos, are from a digital fortnightly magazine that tells the story and the creative process of Brazilians who love what they do.

Blogging the Simple and Impossible Task of Literary Translation

#OccupyMyself: Confessions Of A Social Media Deserter

She misses the interactions, but values even more the time and mental space she's regained. Will social media "deserter" Paula Góes ever return to Facebook and Twitter?

E-book Offers ‘Pearls’ From Women Around the World

Catherine Beeckman explains how Global Voices provided inspiration for the free anthology "Pearls Around the Neck": "Your writings feed mine!"

PHOTOS: Police Blanket Rio Protesters, Bystanders in Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets

A week ago, photographer Calé was covering the protest of June 20 in Rio de Janeiro when he saw police use tear gas and rubber bullets to "sweep the streets...

What Do Brazil and Turkey Have in Common?

Brazilians Poke Fun at Intelligence Agency Spooks

In the face of protests that have swiped across Brazil, the Brazilian Intelligence Agency (ABIN) were summoned by the government to monitor protesters through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and even WhatsApp....

PR Jingle Becomes Brazil Protest Hymn

The Daily Sexism that Women Face

Solutions Journalism Without Borders

VIDEO: Brazilian Toddler's Vegetarian Wisdom Goes Viral

In a viral video, a three-year old Brazilian boy resists his mother's appeal to eat his octopus gnocchi for lunch, arguing that he doesn't like to eat meat because "when...

Paulo Coelho Promotes “Pirated” Audiobook on YouTube

‘Follow the Pope's Lead,’ Brazil Tells Senate President

Brazilians reveling in the recent Carnival holiday called on newly elected Senate President Renan Calheiros, who is accused of corruption, to follow Pope Benedict XVI's example and resign. An online...

Cicero Guedes, Brazilian Landless Leader is Murdered in Rio

2012: Year of Milestones for Global Voices Lingua Project

Lingua, the translation project that makes Global Voices truly global, celebrated many milestones in 2012. What will 2013 bring?

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