Brazil News and Views

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

Why Brazilians Are So Good At Soccer

They start young. Take, for instance, the case of ten-year-old Jean Carlos Chera, pictured below. A glance at the video...

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Ronaldinho Records Appeal to Terrorists

Update to a previous post: O GLOBO informs us that the Brazilian soccer star Rodaldinho, who plays for the Spanish...

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Latest on Brazilian Captured in Iraq

It seems the sister of the kidnapped Brazilian has made an appeal to the kidnappers. Notice the sections I have...

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Update On Brazilian Captured in Iraq

Here is the latest on the Brazilian who went missing in Iraq a couple of days ago. It also appears...

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Brazilian Abducted in Iraq?

I just got in to Statesville, NC on my way to NY. On the web today there are circulating reports...

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Microsoft is Worried

It seems as though Bill Gates may be a little concerned about the anti-Microsoft tack being taken by Brazil’s government....

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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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