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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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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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Bolsonaro says stop ‘whining’ as Brazil Covid daily deaths reach record highs

Scientists are increasingly worried that the second wave of coronavirus ripping through Brazil could endanger the rest of the world. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe​) The number of daily deaths has already reached record highs, while the health system is threatened with collapse. … Continue reading

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How the Favelas shaped Samba and Carnival in Brazil

In the city of Rio De Janeiro, around 23-24% of the population live in the Favelas and within these makeshift neighbourhoods, is where the origins of Samba lies. Despite the dangerous environment it somehow gave the country of Brazil it’s … Continue reading

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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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