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Paula Góes · June, 2013

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 June, 2013

PHOTOS: Police Blanket Rio Protesters, Bystanders in Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets

A week ago, photographer Calé was covering the protest of June 20 in Rio de Janeiro when he saw police use tear gas and rubber bullets to "sweep the streets...

What Do Brazil and Turkey Have in Common?

Brazil and Turkey are thousands of kilometers away from each other, but they have something in common: both countries went out to the streets to protest for their rights as...

Brazilians Poke Fun at Intelligence Agency Spooks

In the face of protests that have swiped across Brazil, the Brazilian Intelligence Agency (ABIN) were summoned by the government to monitor protesters through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and even WhatsApp....

PR Jingle Becomes Brazil Protest Hymn

A video showing scenes of police violence against the protests that took to the streets of Sao Paulo in the first week of June with the song “Vem Pra Rua”...

The Daily Sexism that Women Face

A woman leaves an airport and feels naked in the face of the looks that every man throws at her on the way out. All women have experienced this to...

Solutions Journalism Without Borders

“Worldcrunch Impact, solutions without borders” is a collaborative funding campaign for “the first truly global effort at Solutions Journalism”. With the project, Paris-based Worldcrunch hopes to report on one urgent...

VIDEO: Brazilian Toddler's Vegetarian Wisdom Goes Viral

In a viral video, a three-year old Brazilian boy resists his mother's appeal to eat his octopus gnocchi for lunch, arguing that he doesn't like to eat meat because "when...

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