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Bolsonaro hails UAE and Bahrain's peace deal with Israel.

Image Credit: Marcos Correa/PR

During the United Nations General Assembly’s 75th session, the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hailed the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain’s peace deal with Israel. 192 more words


Deforestation could torpedo the EU-Mercosur trade deal

What happened? Brazil reacted angrily on 22 September to news that the European Union may not ratify its free trade agreement (FTA) with the Mercosur countries because of concern over Amazon deforestation. 445 more words

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Brazil says football fans can return to stadiums

Despite having 4.5 million cases and more than 138,000 fatalities from Covid-19, Brazil is the second worst-hit country in the world in terms of deaths. On Tuesday it recorded 33,536 infections and 836 deaths. 116 more words

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Activism, Identity, Belief, Explored in San Sebastian WIP Latam Titles

The San Sebastian Festival’s new Works in Progress Latam program will unveil from Sept. 22 six film productions from Latin America to potential production partners and sales agents. 361 more words


Today in Awkward Translations...

Even Google Translate knows that the best translation for “Dulce de leche” is caramel, but oh well…

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Welcome to the Global Media Cultures podcast!

In this short episode, I recount the origins of the series and explain what I hope listeners take away from these conversations over the next three months. 125 more words


U.S. cities, states look to socialist Cuba for COVID-19 help

Cuba’s Henry Reeve internationalist contingent ― specializing in disasters and serious epidemics — was given a heroes’ welcome in Havana. Credit: Handout.
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