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Paula Góes · September, 2007

Brazilian journalist, translator and lightworker living in London since 2002, Proud volunteer translator for the Global Voices in Portuguese site.

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Latest posts by Paula Góes from September, 2007

Brazil: Atlantic forest may recover

A research by the French Institut de Recherche Pour le Développement (IRD) and the University of São Paulo suggests that “despite being reduced to just 8 percent of its original...

Brazil: Google Bombing the Senate

The president of Brazil's Senate, Renan Calheiros, has been recently absolved over accusations of graft in a 40-to-35 secret ballot vote in the Senate House. The accusation against Calheiros was...

Brazil: Light on the dark dictatorship days

Several South American countries were ruled by military dictatorships in the 20th century, such as Paraguay (1954-1989), Uruguay (1973-1985), Chile (1973-1990) and Argentina (1966-1973 and 1976-83), but unlike the others,...

Brazil: The slavery heritage

“More than a century after the abolition of slavery, Brazil still has small remnant “quilombos”, free settlements created by fugitive African slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries”. Read the...

Brazil: Favela Fashion Show

“A school for fashion in one of Brazil's most notorious favelas is proving to be quite a hit, not just with the students who dream of a better life, but...

Brazilian festival in New Jersey

Off The Broiler writes on the 15th Annual Brazilian Independence Day festival, which is happening in New Jersey until September 3. “Last year I was yelled at for not giving...

Brazil: Adventure in São Paulo

The second one of a ten part series of videos “Around Brazil” is available online. In a 45 minute programme, it aims “to show that although Sao Paulo is one...

Brazil: Clarice Lispector on YouTube

The Spectacled Bear comes across a fantastic adaptation of Clarice Lispector’s Tentação (Temptation) on YouTube and leaves a piece of advice about the Brazilian/Ukrainian writer: “If you haven’t read any...

Brazil: Violence and cinema

John Baeyens comments on Manda Bala, the Jason Kohn‘s film chosen as the best documentary of Sundance Festival, and on violence in Brazil. “Until you don’t understand that strange contrast...

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