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Teachers’ Day

Hi all, Today is Dia do Mestre – Teachers’ Day – here in Brazil. You might want to take just a moment to reflect back on the teachers you had through the years who were influential in making you who you are today. Teachers’ Day this year comes amid continuing protests by teachers across Brazil […]

Independence Day 2013

Hello all, I hope that you had a good weekend. Saturday was September 7th – Independence Day here in Brazil. You can read about Brazil’s road to independence in some of my previous blog posts:  Independence Day in Brazil   and Happy Independence Day. This year, Independence Day perhaps had extra meaning here in Brazil. […]

Protests continue across Brazil

Hi everyone, The protests in Brazil which you probably have seen on the news continue across the country. In this post I’ll give you a quick summary of what’s going on to date. The demonstrations began less than 3 weeks ago in the city of Sao Paulo to protests increases in bus and metro fares. […]

Protests across Brazil

Hi everyone, Last Thursday I moved back to Rio. I’m finally resettled and posting again. If you have been following the news at all in the last couple of weeks, you are probably aware of the protests occurring in the streets of Brazil, primarily in Rio and Sao Paulo. While the protests in Rio have […]