Category Archives: Brazil

Brazil museum fire: Prized ‘Luzia’ fossil skull recovered (BBC) — ResearchBuzz: Firehose

BBC: Brazil museum fire: Prized ‘Luzia’ fossil skull recovered. “Most of the skull from a prized 12,000-year-old fossil nicknamed Luzia has been recovered from the wreckage of a fire in Brazil’s National Museum. The 200-year-old building in Rio de Janeiro … Continue reading

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‘Mass dispersal’ of messages against the PT is illegal and may disqualify Bolsonaro — The Net Projection

Photo: Poenaroda Report in the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo affirms that four agencies were contracted by companies to carry out the service Lu Sudré Brasil de Fato | São Paulo (SP) 18 October 2018 at 13:04 If the link … Continue reading

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An Enthralling Show of Afro-Atlantic History Illuminates Brazil — Repeating Islands

“Afro-Atlantic Histories (Histórias Afro-Atlânticas)” is on view at the São Paulo Museum of Art and the Tomie Ohtake Institute through October 21. Writes, “Afro-Brazilian material dominates [. . .]. And it’s generously interspersed with work, old and new, from other … Continue reading

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Tribes on the Edge — Suzanne’s Mom’s Blog

Photo: The Explorers Club You remember the great marine explorer Jacques Cousteau? Well, his granddaughter has grown up to be an explorer of vanishing cultures, and recently she made a movie about endangered tribes in the Amazon. The film by … Continue reading

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Education or ‘traditional values’?: Brazil faces stark choice in presidential election — Global News

Brazil will choose between a far-right, anti-corruption crusader and a left-leaning education advocate when they vote in the second round of their presidential election. Continue reading → via Education or ‘traditional values’?: Brazil faces stark choice in presidential election — Global … Continue reading

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Brazil 101: The Seven Wonders of Brazil – A Documentary about Brazilian Spirituality — Best of Brazil Blog

A fascinating look at how the religions of the different people-groups that make up Brazil have influenced one another. This is a little longer than most of our Brazil 101 offerings, but it is well worth the investment of an … Continue reading

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Is Bolsonaro a “fascist”? — Anthroposcenic

The use of “fascist” as an insult has a long history around the world which, in many cases, has led to a banalization of the term. But it is important to understand what is essential in fascism, not just for … Continue reading

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I Just Visited Lula, the World’s Most Prominent Political Prisoner. A “Soft Coup” in Brazil’s Election Will Have Global Consequences.

As the fifth most populous country, what happens in Brazil matters. The current election reflects dynamics that are globally relevant and historically familiar. PRISONS ARE REMINISCENT of Tolstoy’s famous observation about unhappy families: Each “is unhappy in its own way,” though … Continue reading

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Drone Video: Historic Paraty as Seen From Above — Best of Brazil Blog

The city of Paraty in the state of Rio de Janeiro is a carefully preserved historical landmark. This drone video takes us back in time to colonial Brazil in all it’s architectural beauty. Enjoy! Check out our growing collection of … Continue reading

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Fast boat experience in Amazonas … [Brazil] — One Step At A Time … (George Attokaran’s Blog)

This blog relates my experiences when I took the “Fast Boat” from Manaus to Tefe, in the Amazonas state of Brazil. Amazon is such a might river, I even saw huge ships use it! In my entire trip, there was … Continue reading

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