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Category Archives: Dilma Rousseff

Why are crowds of protesters calling for President Dilma’s impeachment so white?


Note from BW of Brazil: Let me just state for the record that I see these protests as misguided, lacking in critical thinking, manipulated with a serious denial of privilege … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · 3 Comments

“Brazil is not ready for a black president”: Brazil’s Chief Justice of the Supreme Court speaks frankly about racism and other problems facing the country


Note from BW of Brazil: Back in the period between late 2008 and early 2009, when then Senator Barack Obama was elected and then assumed the post of the president … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Brazil, it’s Carnaval time once again!


Hard to believe it’s already been a year, but, in a few words, it’s Carnaval time again! Here’s how the media’s reporting it! Brazil starts celebrating annual Carnival Brazil!  As one of … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Actress Camila Pitanga featured in more TV commercials than supermodel Gisele Bündchen


The actress is the Brazilian personality that has appeared in most commercials thus far in 2012 Camila Pitanga is the Brazilian personality that has appeared in more TV commercials in … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Actress Camila Pitanga featured in more TV commercials than supermodel Gisele Bündchen


The actress is the Brazilian personality that has appeared in most commercials thus far in 2012 Camila Pitanga is the Brazilian personality that has appeared in more TV commercials in … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil


Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil According to sources in Brazil, filmmaker Spike Lee is planning to record a new documentary about the country that recently became the … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 4 Comments

Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil


Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil According to sources in Brazil, filmmaker Spike Lee is planning to record a new documentary about the country that recently became the … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 4 Comments