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Activist Marielle Franco Assassinated in Rio de Janeiro
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Activist Marielle Franco Assassinated in Rio de Janeiro

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The Dawn News / March 14, 2018 Councilwoman Marielle Franco (Socialism and Freedom Party -PSOL) and driver Anderson Pedro Gomes were shot dead on Wednesday night in the neighborhood of Estacio, downtown Rio de Janeiro. Marielle had just left the “Black Female Youths Moving the Structure” and when she was […]

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Dilma Rousseff: “This is how dictatorships begin”
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Dilma Rousseff: “This is how dictatorships begin”

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The warning sign was given without histrionism: the first set of measures after Temer took office showed that the disproportionate use of the public force unleashed in several states, simultaneously. By: Darío Pignotti / Photos:Mídia Ninja / Source: Pagina 12 / The Dawn News / September 4, 2016 Dictatorships and State […]

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Brazil: The Olympic Games And The Environmental Legacy
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Brazil: The Olympic Games And The Environmental Legacy

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By: Mutirao / The Dawn News / August 9, 2016 The stunning Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games attempted to put up a show about sustainability and environmentalism, but the country is far from taking the steps to match those pretty statements.  Four years, ago, Rio hosted the Ecological Summit Rio+20 was held — a […]

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Brazil and the Olympic Games: “Citius, Altius, Fortius”
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Brazil and the Olympic Games: “Citius, Altius, Fortius”

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By: Mutirao / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / August 6, 2016 “Citius, Altius, Fortius”. These were the Latin words pronounced by Baron Pierre De Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympics, in the opening of the very 1st Modern Age Games, in Athens, 1896. It means “faster, higher, […]

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[VIDEO] International Festival Utopia, In Maricá, Brazil
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[VIDEO] International Festival Utopia, In Maricá, Brazil

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The activities at the Tienda de los Pensadores of the Festival Utopia, in Marica, Rio de Janeiro, concluded last Saturday, June 25th. There were more than 25 hours of debate in which Vandana Shiva, Indian activist, Tariq Ali, Pakistani writer, and American actor Danny Glover participated. According to the organizers […]

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