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Paula Góes

Brazilian journalist, translator and lightworker living in London since 2002, Global Voices Multiligual Editor and proud volunteer translator for the Global Voices in Portuguese site. Beyond citizen media, I am studying Psychosynthesis, spiritual healing and animal reiki. I believe the peace of the world starts with me.

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Latest posts by Paula Góes

31 August 2012

UK: Lion Spotted Is Actually Pet Cat Named Teddy Bear

United Kingdom police officers were busy last weekend with a major operation launched on the evening of Sunday August 26, following the apparent sighting of a lion in the English...

26 July 2012

Global: A Marathon to Translate the Declaration of Internet Freedom

The Olympic Games are taking off in London, but Global Voices Lingua translators are also excited with another marathon: the Internet Freedom Translathon, a challenge to get the Declaration of...

1 June 2012

Brazil: Most Violent State in the Country Protests for Peace

The population of a Brazilian state capital has begun to protest online and in the streets due to growing numbers of homicides. Alagoas State ranks first on the 2012 Map...

15 May 2012

Brazil: ‘Hands That Cure, Words That Heal’

With their herbs, gestures, prayers and comforting words, folk healing is an important element of Brazilian culture. Although some people believe that traditional healing art is disappearing, folk healers from...

20 January 2012

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...

31 December 2011

Brazil: “We Have Overtaken the United Kingdom's GDP. So What?”

The news, published in the international press and echoed by the country's media, filled nationalist Brazilians with with pride and optimism, and left those who analysed the numbers more closely...

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