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2021 Highlights – Part II Posted by on Dec 30, 2021

E aí, galera? 2021 está chegando ao fim! Last week we looked back on 2021’s chief events in Brazil. Now it’s time to move forward with the second part. Estão prontos? O acidente de Marília Mendonça | Marília’s Mendonça’s crash  Although we covered it before in this previous post, we cannot help but bring up…

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2021 Highlights Posted by on Dec 20, 2021

Olá, prezados leitores! So here we are again, ready to ring in the ano novo (new year). The past few years have been quite unstable and unpredictable. But one thing is for sure: our retrospectiva with the year’s highlights. That’s right, time to look back on the main facts and events that left a lasting…

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The Edge of Democracy Posted by on Jul 12, 2019

If you have been acompanhando (keeping up with) the recent political history of Brazil knows that it is quite troubled and hard to entender (understand). Even Brazilians find it difficult to find explanations for how the country has mudou (changed) so much in such a short period of time, polarizing a sociedade (society) between groups…

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2018 Retrospective – Part II Posted by on Jan 14, 2019

Bom dia, leitores! Good morning, readers! Our previous post remembered the most remarkable events that took place in the ano (year) 2018 in Brazil. Now let’s move on to the second part! In case you missed it, here you go:  A prisão do ex-Presidente Lula | The arrest of former President Lula For a period…

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Lula, Son of Brazil Posted by on Jan 13, 2012

Lula, Filho do Brasil is a biographical movie about former Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva. The movie starts with Lula’s birth in Pernambuco and follows his life as a child and adult in São Paulo. Though the movie came out in Brazil in 2010, it is now being released in the United States…

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Lula on Wikileaks Posted by on Dec 17, 2010

Last week, President Lula took a moment to discuss Wikileaks and his thoughts on the controversial website. There are subtitles available in English, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese but you can also watch the video without them to practice your listening comprehension. Have a look and see if you can answer the questions. Questions 1.  What…

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Lula in the US Posted by on Sep 24, 2009

President Lula is making a big splash in the U.S. this week, where he’s attending several important events. First, he accepted an award from the Woodrow Wilson Center, where he celebrated with other world leaders. Yesterday, he attended the UN General Assembly in New York, where he gave a long speech (watch and read the…

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