Brazil News and Views

News and opinions on current events from “The Land of the Southern Cross”.

Carnival and Catholics

You will notice in the following article that what bothers the Roman Catholic church is not the gross immorality of...

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Brazilian Mudslides

While we are focused on the tragedies caused by mudslides in California, many Brazilians are facing a similar tragedy tonight:...

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More About “Bloguinho”

Earlier I wrote about the new character in the Monica’s Gang cartoon series, who speaks only internet-speak. Today I found...

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Brazilian Town Honors Arafat

I found this article a little scary. Newsday.com – AP World News Brazil Town to Honor Arafat With Statue By...

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New Visa Restrictions

This report comes from Brazzil Magazine. Brazil Gets Tough on Visas for Foreigners Brazil’s Immigration Council has announced a series...

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Japanese WWII Holdout Honored In Brazil

The Japan Times recently ran the following article which I found interesting: Brazil Honors Tenacious Soldier who Emigrated RIO DE...

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Brazil and Pollution

The following article appeared in the Yahoo News headlines today, and pretty much captures the conflict that exists in Brazil...

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Solidarity with Terrorists?

Here is a cartoon I found on a popular Brazilian site. I think it pretty much represents the feeling in...

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Brazil and Linux

And this just in, for all you open-source fans: another installment in the ongoing saga of Brazil’s love affair with...

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This Should Be Interesting

An article in the MercoPress carries the following headline: Former Brazilian president back in the political ring This got my...

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