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Paula Góes · March, 2008

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 March, 2008

Angola: A new blog to debate a better country

Plataforma Angola Mais Solidária [pt] is a new blog intended to create a space for reflexion and debate of ideas. They welcome the readers: “If you arrived here it is...

Brazil: March for the end of the Gaza Strip

“It is said that each Palestinian expelled from their land – and not just since 1948, when it the state of Israel was created – keep a key which they...

Mozambique: Protests againt cost of living in Africa

Carlos Serra [pt] reports some more protests against the increase in the cost of living, this time in Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire, where food prices have gone up. The sociologist-blogger...

Brazil: First blogger celebrates 10 years of Lusosphere

“Ten years ago, exactly on March 31, 1998, I was publishing my first blog, the modest Diário da Megalópole [Megalopolis Diary, pt], which was possibly the first blog ever in...

Angola: Rescuing videos on the YouTube

YouTube users Wylalas, benguibros and tucab74 have posted videos showing the aftermath of the collapse of the National Criminal Investigation Department (DNIC) building this weekend and the rescuing efforts in...

Brazil: Blogs banned from the 2008 elections

Brazil is warming up for local elections later this year, but the Supreme Electoral Court has just passed regulations that have raised eye-brows throughout the blogosphere: only candidates' purpose-built web...

Angola: The fight is worthwhile

“Today I chatted for two hours with Anthony Alberto Neto, president of the Angolan Democratic Party (PDA). At a time when more and more Angolans in the diaspora (including me)...

Cape Verde: Woman's day

Eurídice Monteiro [pt] takes the opportunity of the Cape Verde Woman's Day today to reflect on gender equality in the country. “The point is that we try to understand the...

Brazil: When the justice doesn't get the Internet

Idelber [pt] is finding a new resolution by the Brazilian Superior Electoral Court hard to believe. It rules that any campaign for the 2008 local elections will only be allowed...

Brazil: Listen to Brazil v Sweden in the 1958 World Cup

If you didn't get excited by the Brazil v Sweden friendly match yesterday, Donizetti [pt] has found a link to a moving live radio narration (in Portuguese) of the same...

Macao: Do politicians believe in the future of the country?

Leocardo [pt] about the future of Macao and its present day politicians: “Can we believe in these “part-time” politicians who use an electoral system which is not even democratic to...

Brazil: Let us be courteous in the blogosphere

Pedro Dória [pt] is aghast with the increasingly aggressive comments in his blog and with no time to moderate them, he proposes the readers help him keeping courteous. “We're not...

Portugal: Should the Olympics be boycotted?

There is a heated debate at Blasfemias’ 4th post about the Beijing Olympics. More than 70 commentators agree or not with Gabriel Silva's [pt] that a boycott would not help,...

Brazil: It's All True

Márcio Claesen [pt] has the highlights of the É Tudo Verdade [It's All True] festival, devoted to the culture of documentary in South America. The 13th edition starts today and...

Brazil: LoveLive podcast

André and Luciana present their first podcast, LoveLive [pt]. The name is self explaining, but Luciana explains: “We do not want to be relationship gurus, no way. We are just...

Brazil: Haiti, Rio de Janeiro and the UN peacekeeping mission

Aloisio Milani [pt] is promoting an in-depth analysis of “the possibility and feasibility of the blue-helmets’ performance to become a doctrine of intervention by the Army in public safety in...

Brazil: Mobile Filmmaking

Sérgio Amadeu [pt] is helping to spread the news about the next Filmobile festival happening simultaneously in April 5th in São Paulo and for the first time in London. Participants...

Brazil: Mutantes, 1968 to 1973

Alexandre Carvalho dos Santos [pt] has a quite detailed post about the discography by Os Mutantes (portuguese for The Mutants), one of the most influential Brazilian psychedelic rock band.

Green and sustainable life

Among the many good links Lucia Malla [pt] tips us with today in her travel blog, there is the Ecoblogs Network [pt], for selected bloggers who promote “green and sustainable...

Brazil: Politicians own the media

“271. This is the number of Brazilians politicians that are partners, owners or directors of radio and TV broadcasters, which is against the law. Harassment of politicians on the media...

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