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Lise Alves
Freelance writer keeping tabs on Brazil and Latin America. Breaking news from around the region. contact@lisealves.com
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mark lambie Aug 16
The line for Margie Reckard’s funeral wraps around a few blocks. Antonio Basco asked for the public to attend his wife’s funeral because they had no family in town.
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Dom Phillips Aug 16
Pres. Bolsonaro told Germany to use money it has decided not to spend on Amazon protection on reforesting Germany. Now German embassy has published video showing its lush forests, which have grown and now cover 1/3 of country it said.
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Lise Alves Aug 13
’s Justice Minister, Sergio Moro authorizes National Force troops to guard Congress and Ministry Row ahead of education protest, Indigenous Women’s March and March of the Daisies (rural women’s march) today and tomorrow in Brasilia.
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The Rio Times Aug 10
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Miami Beach Times Aug 10
As concerns about the effects of climate change and sea level rise increase among public officials and policy makers, investors and risk agencies are starting to look into how global warming can affect companies’ financial futures.
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Lise Alves Aug 10
Brazil’s Bolsonaro strikes again. Now he wants to control your bathroom habits.
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Lise Alves Aug 7
Brazilian President, Jair , is expected to officially nominate his son, Eduardo, to head ’s embassy in Washington DC. The nomination will have to be approved by country’s Senate in secret ballot vote.
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The Rio Times Aug 7
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Lise Alves Aug 7
I’m not sure what Stephen Walt was trying to say in this piece, but I think invasion of a sovereign country was certainly not it. The title is a bit misleading to say the least.
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Laurence Blair Aug 5
Uruguay’s foreign ministry has today issued a travel warning for the US: • “growing violence” fuelled by “racism and discrimination” have killed 250 people in 7 months • “the authorities are unable to prevent this situation” due to “indiscriminate” gun ownership
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Miami Beach Times Aug 5
Through the end of 2020 there will be important meetings held around the world to discuss climate change and its effects.
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Eder Costa e Silva Aug 1
Sabe aquela reforma da previdência? Nem foi aprovada ainda, mas já está ultrapassada! As implicações da estabilização populacional vão muito além dos impactos apontados e na minha opinião, afetam o próprio ciclo de continuidade da espécie humana.
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Barb Fraze Jul 29
Inspired by Israel & Palestine's Women in Black & Argentina's Plaza de Mayo, these women have been standing in Santa Fe Plaza once a week since June 2018, the first time stories started appearing about children separated at the border.
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Lise Alves Jul 28
This weekend’s required reading/watching: CNN’s and Baltimore Sun’s op-ed. Both respond to Trump’s rants about 7th district. Well done Sun! If only Pulitzer’s were given to op-eds.
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Schooley Jul 27
Whoever worked on a Saturday to fire out that Baltimore Sun editorial needs to step out and take a bow.
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Lise Alves Jul 28
Best commentary on Trump’s rants so far this year! Did not know of but now am a HUGE fan.
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Clarice Falcão Jul 23
quando bolso foi eleito o primeiro pensamento que eu tive foi “quero morrer” agora o governo liberou 260 agrotóxicos então pelo visto ele me ouviu
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Miami Beach Times Jul 8
Scientists have warned that climate change will cause a faster sea level rise in the coming decades than anything seen in the last thousand years.
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Ben Judah Jul 8
Israeli Ambassador to Brazil ate lobster (strictly non-kosher) with Bolsonaro. But luckily the Israeli Embassy was there to help. Applying Mossad Level cover up skills to the photos it tweeted — so nobody got offended back home.
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Lise Alves Jul 5
Never a dull moment in . During weekly Thursday night live radio show, President defends child labor saying that when he was young he worked and it did not affect him negatively. “I will not decriminalize child labor bc don’t want to be massacred (by media)”.
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