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The Majority of Brazil Supports Bolsonaro’s Impeachment, Shows Datafolha – 12/07/2021 – Brazil – Folha

A survey shows that 54% supports congress opening the process, compared to 42% who reject this action against the president   Igor Gielow SÃO PAULO For the first time since Datafolha began to question Brazilians about the issue, in April … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the African roots of Brazil’s martial art capoeira

An older form of the Brazilian dance-like martial art has been forgotten by many. Brazil is well known as the home of the dance-like martial art capoeira, but its roots in fact lie across the Atlantic. In Angola, one man … Continue reading

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Minimal Lines and Colorful Geometric Shapes Compose Luciano Cian’s Portraits

Rio de Janeiro-based artist Luciano Cian (previously) has an affinity for the bold blocks of color that compose his minimal portraits. Although he recently expanded his practice to include acrylic paintings and collage, Cian works primarily digitally, rendering anonymous figures … Continue reading

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Can Brazil Survive Bolsonaro? | The Economist

Since coming to power President Jair Bolsonaro has shaken democracy, accelerated deforestation in the Amazon and played down the danger of the coronavirus pandemic, with calamitous results. Could Brazil survive another four years of his leadership? Read the special report … Continue reading

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Máscaras africanas, Arte tribal, Arte da áfrica

27/set/2016 – Resultado de imagem para mascaras africanas Máscaras são um adereço divertido e indicado para celebrações, quer sejam elas o Carnaval, Halloween ou outras festas temáticas. Algumas pessoas também gostam de usar máscaras na decoração de suas casas e, … Continue reading

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UK supermarkets warn Brazil over Amazon land bill | BBC News

Almost 40 UK companies say proposed laws could accelerate deforestation in the Amazon region. An open letter from the group calls on Brazil’s legislature to reject a bill which could legalise the private occupation of public land. The letter said … Continue reading

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Allusionist 134. Lacuna — The Allusionist

If you were in Brazil during the military dictatorship of 1964-1985, tried to bake a cake from a recipe in the newspaper, and were served with a sorry mess that tasted disgustingly salty, it wasn’t your fault. What you thought … Continue reading

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Brazil battles coronavirus with a Chinese vaccine even the Chinese concede could be better

Brazilians line up outside Catete Palace in Rio de Janeiro last month to receive China’s CoronaVac vaccine. (Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images) RIO DE JANEIRO — The news received scant notice in the mainstream media, but it quickly gained a foothold in … Continue reading

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The curious case of northeast Brazil’s cross-breeding sea turtles | Horizon

Sea turtles have been around since dinosaurs roamed the Earth, stretching back about 110 million years. Yet now their existence is at risk, with six of today’s seven species classified as threatened or endangered. While efforts are ongoing to protect … Continue reading

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