Paranagua and Ilha do Mel

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Originally posted on seniorbackpacker:
Paranagua means “big round sea” in the Tupi-Guarani language.  The city was founded around 1550 on one of the coastal islands and later spread onto the mainland.  The city preserves many of the oldest colonial remnants…

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Visit: Fundação Iberê Camargo

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Originally posted on Brazilian Concrete:
The museum Fundação Iberê Camargo is another interesting contemporary ‘Brutalist’ example designed by Alvaro Siza and completed in 2008. The museum is centred on the work of the artist Iberê Camargo, who himself was from…

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Brazilian coup mastermind expelled from office for corruption

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This video says about itself:

Brazil‘s ex-speaker Eduardo Cunha expelled from office amid corruption charges

13 September 2016

Eduardo Cunha, the man dubbed Brazil‘s most corrupt, and former speaker of the lower house has been stripped of his seat.

The chamber voted 450-10 to remove him from office.

He was charged with corruption and denied the existence of [his secret] Swiss bank accounts, he now faces arrest.

Defending himself, he said he was ‘paying the price’ of having led the impeachment against ex-leader Dilma Rousseff. …

A lively and often venomous debate preceded the vote.

Ivan Valente, deputy of the PSOL Party (Socialism and Liberty Party) from São Paulo, made an impassioned call for his removal, saying that Cunha was corrupt and that he had to go for justice to prevail, before chanting ‘Cunha Out’.

Cunha is also under investigation for taking kickbacks…

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