Category Archives: Brazil

Icons Of The World — Shija

For centuries, human civilizations across the world have built and created cities, buildings, monuments, tombs, temples, churches, mosques, and other structures that continue to inspire awe in millions. Narrowing down the world’s wonders to only seven is a difficult task. … Continue reading

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Bolsonaro Calls for End to Brazil Lockdown Despite Coronavirus Outbrea

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has called for an end to “mass confinement” after criticising lockdown measures imposed by state governors to fight the coronavirus outbreak. Saying that the virus “will soon pass”, he urged the reopening of businesses and schools. … Continue reading

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After Bolsonaro Labels Coronavirus a ‘Little Flu,’ Brazil’s State Governors Defy President’s Call to Reopen Businesses, Schools — TIME

The country has about 2,400 confirmed cases and 57 deaths related to the outbreak After Bolsonaro Labels Coronavirus a ‘Little Flu,’ Brazil’s State Governors Defy President’s Call to Reopen Businesses, Schools — TIME

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Coronavirus: quarantined Brazilians protest against Bolsonaro from windows and balconies

People in São Paulo banged pots and pans in solidarity with healthcare staff as the city respects a 15-day lockdown to combat the spread of coronavirus. Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has dropped in the ratings as he downplayed the pandemic, … Continue reading

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Hotel Das Cataratas, Brazil — Canada Wanderlust

#Hotel Das Cataratas, #Brazil Hotel Das Cataratas, Brazil — Canada Wanderlust

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GENOCIDE OF ISOLATED INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BRAZIL — A ŚORT SPEL

Below is my translation of an article from the Brazilian Instituto Socioambiental about the genocidal policy of President Jair Bolsonaro. It’s important the world should know. • ——— • DEADLY CONTACT • 5 February 2020 • “The appointment of a … Continue reading

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Cacao not gold: ‘chocolate trees’ offer future to Amazon tribes

In Brazil’s largest indigenous reserve thousands of saplings have been planted as an alternative to profits from illegal gold mining   The villagers walk down the grassy landing strip, past the wooden hut housing the health post and into the … Continue reading

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Rio Street Carnaval and Blocos 2020 — Rio the Guide

Here is a selection of some of the blocos and street bands that are scheduled in 2020 to be going out in Rio in Centro (City Centre), the Zona Sul (Southern Zone) and Barra during carnival. But nothing is ever … Continue reading

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Joseph Goebbels Resurfaces In Brazilian Politics — THE MOTHERSHIP

Philosopher Hannah Arendt once wrote that the aim of totalitarian education is not to instil convictions, but to destroy a populations capacity to form any. As one of the most prominent intellectuals in Nazi Germany, she had reason to fear … Continue reading

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São Paulo’s Garment District

Bom Retiro is São Paulo’s Garment District. I explored it once, about ten years ago, on a much busier shopping day. At that time there were many migrants from Central America working here, and using the second stories of the shops … Continue reading

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