Category Archives: Brazil

Nation Abandonment: the Catch Phrase for the 21st Century — Astute News

Future historians, if they exist, will look back in amazement at the leaders of three nations in particular. The leaders – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, and US President Donald Trump – not only ignore, but … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival – Band Practice — Wilbur’s Travels

When in Rio in November 2018, we ventured down to the waterfront of Guanabara Bay near to Santos Dumont Airport, the main domestic hub for the Brazilian city, where we had landed from Iguazu and had witnessed planes taking off … Continue reading

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Esquerda Online: Lula’s freedom changes Brazil. — No Borders

Editorial statement, Esquerda Online, Sao Paulo. Esquerda Online is published by Resistência, a revolutionary socialist component current of Brazil’s Party for Socialism and Freedom. Lula’s parole changes Brazil’s political panorama. After 580 days of unjust imprisonment, the PT leader making … Continue reading

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An Obscure Afro-Brazilian “Colony” in Ghana: Accra’s Tabon Community — The Metropole

By Hermann W. von Hesse In the summer of 2017, I returned from Madison, Wisconsin to Accra – my hometown and Ghana’s capital since 1877 – to do my pre-dissertation research. Besides my main dissertation interests, I had since childhood … Continue reading

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“Silent Warrior” by Indigenous Brazilian Poet Márcia Wayna Kambeba — Three Worlds One Vision

Márcia Wayna Kambeba – Indigenous Poet – Belém – Pará – Brazil Photo Credit: Brazilian Women’s Magazine Seja Extraordinária My Poetry Corner November 2019 features the poem “Silent Warrior” (Silêncio Guerreiro) by Márcia Wayna Kambeba, the artistic name of Márcia … Continue reading

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No longer behind bars, Brazil’s ex-president says the left can win back the country in 2022 — Global News

He also called for solidarity with fellow South American countries and lambasted U.S. President Donald Trump, saying his border wall plan is unacceptable and aimed at keeping out poor people. Continue reading → via No longer behind bars, Brazil’s ex-president says … Continue reading

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Salvador da Bahia is Brazil’s most African city and their culture is thriving

CGTN America It’s a city in Brazil where 80 % of its residents are of African descent. African culture has been experiencing a renaissance there as well. Salvador da Bahia is the capital of Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. It’s … Continue reading

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Rio’s International Airport introduces a new area for groups to meet — Rio the Guide

Rio de Janeiro’s international airport, RIOgaleão – Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim, has introduced a new meeting space for groups arriving or departing from the airport. The new space can be found on the Mezanine level of Terminal 2. via Rio’s International … Continue reading

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Brazil arrests 63, levies $8.7m in fines over fires — Publisher news

[ad_1] Brazil’s defense minister said on Monday 63 people were arrested and issued fines amounting to $8.7 million after the military was sent to fight raging fires in the Amazon rainforest. The announcement came as President Jair Bolsonaro arrived in … Continue reading

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Bolsonaro and the battle for Brazil’s future: an interview with Elias Jabbour — Eyes on Latin America

The election of far right politician Jair Bolsonaro in last year’s Brazilian Presidential election sent shock-waves across Latin America and the entire world. What has been the impact of Bolsonaro’s first eight months in office? I interviewed Elias Jabbour, Professor … Continue reading

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