Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

Paula Góes · June, 2008

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

Email Paula Góes

Latest posts by Paula Góes from June, 2008

Angola: Photo reportage by a reader

JotaCê Carranca [pt] blogs some interesting pictures sent by a reader of the blog, first a creative wooden vehicle which looks like a bike found in the streets of Bocoio,...

Brazil: World (not) Naked Bike Ride

In the Brazilian version of the World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR), in São Paulo, nudism was ruled out: “According to the a lieutenant who was patrolling the demonstration, the order was...

Cape Verde: Teenage, pregnant and banned from school

The close-knit Cape Verdean blogosphere has launched a campaign against a school decision to ban a student girl on the grounds of "childbirth". An online petition demanding a special framework...

Brazil: Judges can't tell YouTube from U2

The Brazilian Superior Electoral Court held yesterday a session to conclude the resolution regulating the use of the Internet in the 2008 local elections campaign later this year. According to...

Brazil: Top ten misconceptions about the country

“Gringos, in particular Americans, often know very little about Latin America and maintain grossly stereotypical misconceptions of Latin American countries, especially Brazil”, Rachel, an American living in Rio de Janeiro,...

Do not let poverty become the landscape

Kianda (from Angola) and Khanimambo! (from Brazil) are some of the blogs participating in an across-borders blog campaign: “Do not let poverty become the landscape”, conceived by Isto inclui-me (This...

Brazil: Reporting the city

The Blog da Cidade [City Blog] project is a initiative designed to provide a collaborative platform for propagation of useful information to residents and visitors of several Brazilian cities. Each...

Rio Fashion Week brings recycling to the catwalk

Fashion Rio 2009, in Brazil, begins tomorrow through 13th. “This year, the main catwalk's topic is recycling, and with the theme “Rethink, Recycle, Renew” the organization aims to show that...

Brazil: Taking the piss of election regulations

Rodrigo Alvares [pt] publishes an amusing picture of a banner in support of Ivan, The Terrible for São Paulo's council. Note the mention of Orkut, YouTube and other social media...

A chat with portuguese speaker bloggers

Agry [pt] starts a series of interviews with the female Portuguese speaker bloggers on his blogroll, people who  show a commitment to promote their people's history, culture and hopes. The...

Cape Verde: Beer is cheaper than petrol

Pedrabika [pt] is getting surprised by the day about the rise in petrol prices in Cape Verde: “200 $ 00 for petrol, is that it? Even beer is cheaper. This...

Brazil: First blog falls victim to electoral law

The Rio de Janeiro Electoral Court demanded this week that Brazilian bloggers deleted banners they had published in support of their candidate for the Rio Mayoral 2008 elections - or...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site