Category Archives: Brazil

Oscar’s too white, Carnival’s too black – DMovies – your platform for thought-provoking cinema

As Brazil prepares for Carnival, DMovies remembers Black Orpheus, the Oscar and cordial racism in Brazilian cinema and beyond Source: Oscar’s too white, Carnival’s too black – DMovies – your platform for thought-provoking cinema

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Counting Down to Carnival

The clock is ticking down to Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, the city’s first really big celebration since the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games. Rio de Janeiro is the most famous and the largest of Brazil’s carnival celebrations. In Rio … Continue reading

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Brazil races against time to save drought-hit city, dying crops | Reuters

Source: Brazil races against time to save drought-hit city, dying crops | Reuters

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Regional leaders console Brazil’s ex-President Lula – BBC News

The wife of Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is pronounced brain-dead. Source: Regional leaders console Brazil’s ex-President Lula – BBC News

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History of Samba and its African roots

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Brazil’s quilombos face eucalyptus giant in land war | Brazil | Al Jazeera

Source: Brazil’s quilombos face eucalyptus giant in land war | Brazil | Al Jazeera

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Brazil: Clashes as Senate approves 20-year austerity plan – BBC News

The Brazilian Senate freezes public spending for the next 20 years, prompting angry protests. Source: Brazil: Clashes as Senate approves 20-year austerity plan – BBC News

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Bahia to have the largest solar power plant in Latin America — Renewable Energy Prospect

This is the excerpt for your very first post. via Bahia to have the largest solar power plant in Latin America — Renewable Energy Prospect

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Brazil’s Generation Discontent – By Catherine Osborn October 26, 2016 — Just Sayin’

An Effort to Make Fringe Politics Mainstream Brazil is anything but calm. Shortly after the end of the summer Olympics, the Senate impeached President Dilma Rousseff and removed her from office. This came about after a corruption probe revealed widespread … Continue reading

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Wikipedia on rational ignorance and Brazilian elections — Wikimedia Blog

There is evidence (what is referred to in political science as “rational ignorance”) to support the claim that voters do not usually remember much about previous elections. Wikipedia can provide information on elections that is easy-to-read and of good quality. via … Continue reading

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