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Paula Góes · September, 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 September, 2008

Cape Verde: Fuel prices on the rise – why?

The price of crude oil is plunging, but the population of Cape Verde has been faced with price rises of every sub product of oil, and the news ahead is...

Brazil: The Brazilian behind the new twitter design

Did you know that the designer behind the new Twitter interface is Brazilian? Futuro.vc [pt] brings an exclusive interview with Vitor Lourenço. “One of the goals was to make the...

Brazil: Bloggers’ magazine on democracy

The latest issue of blogger magazine Feed-se: Democracia, available in PDF for free download (in Portuguese), is a special edition on democracy, by Brazilian bloggers Nospheratt, Alex, Lu Monte and Lúcia...

Brazil: A million signatures against homophobia

Thiago Velloso [pt] publishes the banners for the 13th Gay Pride Rio, which takes place on October 12, and provides info regarding an online petition hosted by the No To...

Brazil: Who are the Brazilian bloggers

Who are the Brazilian bloggers? Pedro Cardoso [pt] and Tine Araújo [pt] are conducting a census [pt] to find out, among others, what academic and professional qualifications Brazilian bloggers have,...

Brazil: Free download of books under CC license

The book Além das Redes de Colaboração (Beyond the Collaboration Networks, pt), a compilation of texts organized by professors Nelson Pretto and Sergio Amadeu, has been published by EDUFBA (Federal...

Angola: Photo of an accident in the Cabinda airpot

SDBlog [pt] publishes a picture he took of an accident in the Cabinda airpot, in Angola, yesterday. “I later heard on the radio that there were no people injured and...

Lusosphere: Saramago, 85 years, Nobel Laureate, Blogger

A week ago, the 1998 Nobel Prize winner for literature - the first and only Portuguese language writer - started his own blog: Saramago's Notebook, which he describes as his...

Brazil: Suspense as indigenous land rulings in limbo

Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) decided to postpone the decision about Raposa Serra do Sol land but will vote on another less complex demarcation case: the Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe people have been...

Angola: MPLA wins over 80% of votes and secures 191 seats

Angola's National Electoral Commission has disclosed the final results of the first Parliamentary Elections in 16 years and they confirmed victory for the ruling party, the Popular Movement for the...

Brazil: An interesting piece of “digital” art on the wall

Joelma [pt] publishes a very interesting picture of a “digital” graffiti she found on a wall at a street nearby the office she works in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do...

Angola: Elections in pictures

Angolans are at the polls for the first time in 16 years - the election is still taking place this Saturday at 320 polling stations in the capital Luanda. So...

Brazil: A tatoo shows violence banalization

PE Body Count [pt] brings a picture which shows how much violence is amalgamated with daily life in Brazil.

Cape Verde: Pictures of a trip

Redy Wilson Lima [pt] publishes beautiful pictures of a trip through Cape Verde, going from the capital Praia to Assomada and Tarrafal.

Brazil: When the newspaper decides for the electorate

Daniel Florêncio [pt] can't believe a piece in a newspaper which states that, for the electorate of of Minas Gerais, Brazil, there is no doubt that a certain candidate is...

Brazil, Egypt: The first day of Ramadan

Barbrinha [pt], a Brazilian blogger living in Egypt, is writing a Ramadan diary. On fasting for non-muslin people, she says: “I fasted several times before I was converted, and it...

Angola: New blog covering the elections in English

Angola Elections News is a new blog covering the elections in Angola. “Through this forum we encourage you to talk to other media people, ask questions, post links to other...

Brazil: Guide to blogging in Portuguese

“So, do you want to have a blog? Are you starting your first blog? Are you still inexperienced in the roads od the blogosphere? Great – this is the guide...

East Timor: On the struggle of the diaspora

“The East Timor sons in other countries have fully contributed to the visibility of the atrocities that were happening in the country to our brothers. It was another kind of...

Macau: Olympic winners parade

Leocardo [pt] reports that the 63 Chinese medal winners have arrived today in Macau, part of a tour of China that, accorging to the blogger, made they look like “monkeys...

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