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Portinhola I by guilhermelazaromendes

Photos taken on Pedrinhas State Penitentiary, Maranhao, Brazil, in January 2015. These photos are part of the homonymous book, written by Guilherme Mendes, about the most violent jail in Brazil. From 500px http://ift.tt/1S2KnoB https://bestpicpicpic.wordpress.com/2016/01/24/portinhola-i-by-guilhermelazaromendes/

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Eduardo Cunha, the nemesis of Brazil’s beleaguered president, is now the one feeling the heat

Eduardo Cunha — the speaker of Brazil’s lower house of Congress who wants to see President Rousseff impeached —is under pressure over his alleged role in a major kickback scheme in the state-controlled oil company Petrobras. http://bentavener.com/2015/12/15/eduardo-cunha-the-nemesis-of-brazils-beleaguered-president-is-now-the-one-feeling-the-heat/

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How not to get robbed in South America

“If you are going to be pickpocketed or mugged in Brazil, Salvador is likely to be the place,” says the Lonely Planet guidebook on South America. “Don’t take anything with you when you walk around Salvador. No watch, no expensive … Continue reading

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