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The story of cities #15: the rise and ruin of Rio de Janeiro's first favela | Cities | The Guardian

Since it was first built by war veterans in 1897, Morro da Providência has become a complex symbol of poverty, violence and sentimentality, fetishised in popular culture. 33 more words


And after Dilma goes? — news and views

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff isn’t accused of participating in the Lava Jato scandal. There is zero evidence linking her to this. Instead, she is accused of allowing a misleading presentation of the budget deficit by including funds from state-owned banks.

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Brazil Announces Exhibition Theme for 2016 Venice Biennale — Archy Naija

Responding to curator Alejandro Aravena’s theme “Reporting from the front,” the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo has selected Washington Fajardo to present an exhibition titled “JUNTOS.” The project for the Brazilian pavilion will highlight stories of people who have fought to achieve changes in institutional passivity in Brazil’s big cities.

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As cervejas nada provincianas

Calma! Já explico. Nada provincianas por que não são de mau gosto (um dos significados de provinciano/a).

Produzidas pela cervejaria Riograndense de Porto Alegre em uma clara homenagem aos uruguaios (daí por que o nome: província cisplatina) elas são uma escolha bem interessante para quem deseja iniciar no mundo das cervejas artesanais. 150 more words


Late Edition Carnival

Tonight in Utrecht. I have my dress ready, a bling bling green with some ladylike pieces to accessorize it. The dress is by Tania Santana. I just embellished  11 more words

Smoke City - Flying away

Good bye, sweet romance… I am flying away now…