Category Archives: Brazil

Disease Is Soaring in Brazil. So Why Isn’t Bolsonaro Taking It Seriously?

Hundreds have died of dengue this year, and scientists predict it’s only going to get worse.   Authorities in Brazil have reported an explosion in the number of cases of dengue fever as increasingly extreme weather patterns fuel the spread … Continue reading

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A Salute to João Gilberto | Sounds and Colours

As you may well have already read, Brazilian icon João Gilberto died on 6th July, aged 88, in Rio de Janeiro. The word ‘legend’ often gets thrown around far too much, but in Gilberto’s case this was undeniable. His way … Continue reading

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‘Father of bossa nova’ João Gilberto dies aged 88 – BBC News

Influential Brazilian musician João Gilberto has died aged 88. The singer and composer was known best as a pioneer of the bossa nova genre, which found international popularity in the 1960s. Reports say Gilberto died at home in Rio de … Continue reading

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Report Shows Corporations and Bolsonaro Teaming Up to Destroy the Amazon By Joe Catron — The New Dark Age

As deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest reaches the highest level in a decade, the rainforest’s indigenous peoples and their supporters have called for action against the political and business interests they blame for a spike in illegal logging and other … Continue reading

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Where Your Coffee Comes From — Optimist Post

Where your coffee comes from has a lot to do with how your coffee tastes. Much like wine, coffee has tasting notes and subtleties that are introduced at every stage of the process. From the variety of bean, where it’s … Continue reading

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Brazil under Bolsonaro: A Different Form of “Hybrid War” — Russia News Now

Brazil’s long-running Hybrid War crisis never really went away, it just took a few months for it to change form and turn against its original initiators after they failed to close the Pandora’s Box of regime change protest potential that … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Geography Problem

 

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Brazil: Teachers and Students Prepare General Strike Against President Bolsonaro — Truth Troubles

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF BRAZIL’S 247 NEWS) TEACHERS AND STUDENTS STOP AND PREPARE GENERAL STRIKE AGAINST BOLSONARO In practically all the country, teachers, students and servants of the education crosses arms in protests against the project of dismantling of … Continue reading

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The ‘Lungs of the World’ at the mercy of ‘ruralists’ – In Other Words — The Password

Most of the Amazonian Rainforest belongs to Brazil, who has since January 1st been governed by Jair Bolsonaro. For those of you who are not familiar with South American politics, suffice to say that he has been affectionately nicknamed the … Continue reading

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Bolsonaro’s Brazil: Murder, God and Carnaval | Foreign Correspondent

ABC News (Australia) Published on 9 Apr 2019 “People want to break the system – and the great symbol to break the system was Bolsonaro” – Rodrigo Amorim, MP and friend of new President Bolsonaro Jair Bolsonaro vaulted to power … Continue reading

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