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Paula Góes · February, 2009

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

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The Greatest Street Party on Earth: The Brazilian Carnival

  28 February 2009

Barack Obama, Fidel Castro and the Iraqi journalist who threw one of his shoes at George Bush were just some of the characters spotted on the streets of Brazil, during this year's Carnival. See a selection of the most interesting pictures published under a Creative Commons license.

Brazil: A post crisis wave of unemployment

  4 February 2009

“I have just been sacked. It is the crisis” says @eduardoburger on Twitter. The designer and illustrator was the latest Brazilian to be dismissed because of the global crises. The latest data shows that December saw a reduction of 654,946 job vacancies in the country, the biggest fall since 1999.

Brazil: “The police only advance when Globo [TV] is live”

  4 February 2009

A confrontation between police and the inhabitants of Paraisópolis, the second biggest slum in São Paulo, left four policemen and at least two people injured on the night of February 2nd, and has led to over 300 riot police occupying the slum. Bloggers compare the coverage by the media getting angry at the way the conflict has been reported.

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