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Paula Góes · December, 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 December, 2007

Lusosphere: Wishes and hopes for 2008

The new year is inevitably soon arriving and the Lusosphere is booming with posts about traditions, resolutions, wishes, and reflections. Here is a short roundup of Portuguese speaking blogs from...

Angola: Welcome to a new blogger

Soba L [pt] is a new blogger from Luanda, Angola, who likes examining carefully daily events. In his first posts, he analyzes the actual situation of the RAP music in ...

Angola: Looking forward to 2008 elections

Orlando Castro [pt] comments on the announcement of elections for the Angolan parliament taking place in September 2008. “Angola has (almost) everything to show and to prove that it can...

Brazil: A visit to Pakistan

On Benazir Bhutto's death, Leonardo Sakamoto [pt] leaves the factual news to the newspapers and publishes links to his personal accounts of Pakistan, a country which he visited to see...

Brazil: An end of year reminder about slavery

Leonardo Sakamoto [pt] has a reminder for this final days of 2007: slavery still happens in Brazil. He points out that: “Its economic nature differs from the slavery of classical...

Brazil: 18,000 liters of amonia and latex leak in Acre

Altino Machado [pt] reports on a environmental disaster in Xapuri, Acre-Brazil, when 18,000 liters of ammonia and latex leaked into the environment after a tank in a condom factory collapsed....

Lusosphere: On Benazir Bhutto's death

Denise Arcoverde [pt] was shocked to learn about Benazir Bhutto's death. “Bonazir was such a brilliant and courageous women who knew very well the risk she run, and who was...

Brazil: Open Source Living

“In less than five days, a personal list of “open source” software has become a huge archive that everyone must bookmark”. Antonio Granado [pt] reports on the Open Source Living...

Brazil: The first Christmas of a mother who has lost a son

Carlos Eduardo Santos [pt] publishes a moving letter from a mother who has lost her son telling us about the first Christmas without him. Her 26 years old son was...

Angola: Jailed journalists still in prison

Orlando Castro [pt] reports that Angolan journalists Armando Chikoca and José Lelo, both arrested in the past months while working in different news pieces in two different parts of the...

Brazil: The future is open source

Sérgio Amadeu [pt] publishes a picture of a GNU/Linux computing class, with a difference: there students are middle age learners. “I have learned a lot with this research, which has...

Angola: Welcome to Cuban doctors

Orlando Castro [pt] welcomes the Cuban doctors that will work in Huambo, an Angolan province with a population of over 2 million people and a doctor for every 40,183 patients....

Brazil: 2007 in posts

Idelber [pt] goes on holidays and leaves his readers with a collection of links to 2007 posts that are well worth a second helping. “We will be back on January...

Macau: March for democracy and end to corruption

José Carlos Matias [pt] publishes pictures and videos to mark the eighth anniversary of Macau's reversion to Chinese rule, among which images of today's workers march demanding more democracy and...

Brazil: We will write in Portuguese indeed

Felipe Lobo [pt] analyses the many reactions brought by a post published in Portuguese at the American site propeller, among which comments like “Our national language is English! If you...

Mozambique: Fighting AIDS with information

gotaelbr [pt] publishes some information, a video and educational links about AIDS, the most challenging disease to plague African countries. “Are we ready for this fight?”

Angola: Police mistakenly kills actors

Orlando Castro [pt] reports that two actors were killed by the police yesterday in Luanda, capital of Angola. They were rehearsing a robbery shoot.

Portugal: The best Portuguese blog 2007

“Welcome to the best blog in Portugal”. Bitaites [pt] celebrates having been chosen as the best national blog at the MBP07 and explains the reasons why they might have won...

Brazil: Respecting Bolivian immigrants

Sakamoto [pt] takes the International Migrants Day commemorations in São Paulo to write a long post reflecting on the situation of the many South American migrants, most of them Bolivians,...

Mozambique: Voice of Free Africa 1976

Moçambique para Todos [pt] publishes a link to an article in English about African clandestine radio stations, among them Voice of Free Africa, from 1976. You can listen to the...

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