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Paula Góes · March, 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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Latest posts by Paula Góes from March, 2009

Brazil: The snake blogger

Amazonian blogger Altino Machado [pt] received an impromptu visitor last week: a snake came to see what he was blogging about. Check the pictures out.

Brazil: Controversial demarcation of indigenous land confirmed

Five indigenous tribes of Brazil have won a 30-year battle to reclaim 1.7 million hectares of their ancestral land in Roraima in the Amazon on the border to Venezuela and...

Brazil: Lula and Obama meet as economic crisis hits Brazil

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is the first Latin American leader to have met the US President Barack Obama. The meeting took place in Washington, this Saturday March...

Japan, Brazil: Crisis puts an end to the dream of a better life

After 30 years of a strong immigration trend from Brazil to Japan, young Brazilians who have crossed the ocean in search of a better life are now leaving their adopted...

Brazil: Introducing the Web, a “Digital Baptism”

A "Digital Baptism" workshop brought digital inclusion to Belo Horizonte, the capital of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais this Saturday, introducing the basics of using a computer to those...

Brazil: Uproar over newpaper's editorial on “mild dictatorship”

The Brazilian blogosphere reacts strongly against an op-ed by broadsheet Folha de São Paulo calling the country's former military dictatorship "mild". A petition against the papers use of 'mild' has...

Guinea-Bissau: Mixed feelings after double killing

The speaker of Guinea-Bissau's parliament has been sworn in as interim leader after the President Joao Bernardo Vieira and the army chief Batista Tagme Na Waie were assassinated. A presidential...

Guinea-Bissau: President's assassination sparks alarm at instability

Guinea-Bissau President Joao Bernardo Vieira was assassinated in the first hours of this morning, a few hours after his long term rival, the country's army chief General Batista Tagme, was...

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