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Tent of Miracles, by Jorge Amado: Racism and Parochialism Against the Backdrop of a Mythic Bahia

Jorge Amado (1912-2001), one of the most popular and internationally known Brazilian authors,started his career writing realistic books that carried a biting criticism of the economic elites and their exploitation of the working classes and the poor. This Marxist phase … Continue reading

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The indigenous tribes fighting the curse of xawara in Brazil | Independent

Ehuana Yaira at the meeting of the Yanomami and Yek’wana leaders (Victor Moriyama/ISA) Illegal mining in Brazil not only devastates the environment, it also threatens the existence of the country’s last major isolated indigenous community through the spread of coronavirus. Emily … Continue reading

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Boiúna | A Book of Creatures

Variations: Anaconda, Boi-úna, Cobra Grande, Cobra-grande, Eunectes murinus, Mae-d’agua, Mae-do-rio, Mboia-açu (“Large Snake”), Mboiúna; Mru-kra-o (Kayapo); Vai-bogo (Desana) Boiúna or Cobra Grande is one of the most widespread and polymorphic myths of the Amazon basin. The name is applied to concepts … Continue reading

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A Poetic Record Of Life | Bahia, Brazil

Photographer Geralyn Shukwit is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘O Tempo Não Para’. Still Life With Fruit Procession Of Souls Cloaked in Bahia’s unique light, Geralyn’s intimate portrayal of daily life offers viewers … Continue reading

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Bolsonaro Says the Best Vaccine for Covid-19 Is the Virus, which Has Killed More than 188,000 in The Country – 24/12/2020 – Science and Health – Folha

Without a mask, the president spoke with supporters and, for the most part, without protection   Daniel Carvalho BRASÍLIA President Jair Bolsonaro (without a party) said on Wednesday (23) that the best vaccine for Covid-19 is the coronavirus itself, which … Continue reading

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National Dementia Plans: Brazil (FEBRAZ) (Spanish Captions)

Elaine Mateus, Secretary of Federação Brasileira de Associaçãoes de Alzheimer (FEBRAZ), talks about the positive impact of working collaboratively with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), ADI, Alzheimers Associations and the Ministry of Health. ‘Hope in the Age of Dementia’ … Continue reading

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CICLOS: McMarechal

New Music Video for the independent Brazilian singer/songwriter, Mc Marechal; raised in the small suburbs of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The song called “Ciclos”, meaning “Cycles”, is about the circle of life — how we come together and become one, … Continue reading

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Youth Orchestra of Bahia – Tico-Tico no Fubá

The Youth Orchestra of Bahia – YOBA, under the baton of Ricardo Castro, performs Zequinha de Abreu’s Tico-Tico no Fubá on the closing concert of its European – Southeastern Brazilian Tour. The concert was held on July 18th, 2010, in … Continue reading

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What it means to be Black in Brazil

Racism rooted in slavery has not gone away in Brazil — and it took time until its existence was even acknowledged. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Brazil imported more African slaves than any other country in the world: over 4 … Continue reading

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A Cuíca [documentário de 1978]

Filme: “A Cuíca – Instrumentos da Música Popular Brasileira” Direção: Sergio Muniz Produtor: Thomaz Farkas Ano: 1978 Com Osvaldinho da Cuíca e Escola de Samba Mocidade Alegre da Casa Verde Extraído do DVD 6 do “Projeto Thomaz Farkas”.

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