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Paula Góes · January, 2012

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 January, 2012

“Teaching through humiliation: tough love or cruelty?”

Rose Kahendi ponders on the role of radio hosts who have public platforms reaching hundreds of thousands of listeners. “Their profession brings with it great responsibility. More so if they...

Brazil: Occupation dwellers surprised by violent illegal eviction

Solidariedade Pinheirinho [pt] recounts the surprise with which the Pinheirinho occupation, in Sao Jose dos Campos near Sao Paulo, was surprised this morning: “Pinheirinho is being evacuated in a violent and ostentatious way by the Military Police despite...

United Kingdom: You cannot evict an idea

Set in a multimillion pound complex, complete with a 500-seater lecture hall that had been abandoned by investment bank UBS, the Bank of Ideas provides room for community groups and...

Uruguay: How to turn waste into a wallet

After running into a Uruguayan artisan who turns waste products into beautiful and useful objects, Lucía Terra shows how to turn an empty coffee bag into a wallet by upcycling. “And 10...

Philippines: Unvisited Corners

Two weeks after coming back from a journey to her motherland Philippines after travelling thirty cities, nine countries, and three continents, Justine Abigail posts about her travel adventures in 2011: “I...

Panama: Tropical Hummingbirds feeding

Jane Ellis publishes a video of hummingbirds at the feeder, shot at Pipeline Road in Gamboa town, Panama. She says: “For me, seeing birds like this on my doorstep is...

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