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Will Masters

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Sant'Egidio Community Helps Free Senegalese Hostages

Last December, eight Senegalese prisoners were freed following long negotiations led by the Sant'Egidio community. The hostages were taken by guerrillas who have been fighting for independence in Casamance, Senegal's...

Brazil: Plans for a democratic vote on the Acquario Ceará

The construction of the Acquario Ceará, which has provoked many a discussion lately about transparency in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, will be subject to a democratic vote [pt] this...

Brazil: The sale of America's smallest city and thoughts of buying the Amazon

Janio, from Brazil, has written in his blog (“Made in Blog” [pt]) about the auctioning off of the smallest city in America, Buford (Wyoming), which has but one inhabitant. He draws...

Thirty three top Brazilian businesses ranked in the Forbes list

In her Brazil Global blog, Hildete Vodopives named thirty three Brazilian businesses found on the Forbes Top Business list, stating: “Energy makes number one among them with Petrobras (oil, gas...

Unimondo's Facebook campaign: “1 fan 1 albero”

“1 fan 1 tree” is the campaign launched by UniMondo, which focuses on reforestation in Kenya to balance out the C02 that we produce on a daily basis. The project...

International Solidarity Campaign: the “Acqua for life challenge”

“The Acqua for Life project aims to provide tens of millions of litres of clean water to the communities who most need it. The operation is due to start in...

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