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Paula Góes · December, 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 December, 2009

Brazil: New Year's Eve fashion in São Paulo

Polyana De Oliveira blogs about the many Brazilian traditions for New Year's Eve, from outfits to food.

Brazil: 100-year-old grandma realises parachute dream

It is never too late to achieve a dream, and a Brazilian granny has proved the cliché true. At the age of 100, she enjoys dancing, swimming, running, playing volleyball,...

Brazil: Top 10 photos of 2009

Brazil Travel Blog's collection Brazil on Flickr contains 61 albums “with photos from all the corners of the country”. They have published their top 10 Brazilian photos among those uploaded...

Mozambique: How many languages are spoken in the country?

There are 20 languages spoken in Mozambique, according to the government website, apart from the official Portuguese. Carlos Serra [pt] wonders if there are more, according to two renowned linguists:...

Brazil: Police violence on National Anti-Corruption Day

Violence broke out during a demonstration against the latest bribery scandal. Meanwhile, in the run up to Christmas, Panettones have become the iconic image of anti-corruption protests in the country.

Brazil: Hacking for transparency and the right to information

Brazilians have started to debate their 'Right to Information'. While a bill has been introduced in the congress, cyberactivists are hacking their way toward enforcing transparency and access to public...

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