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2018 Retrospective – Part I Posted by on Dec 31, 2018

If 2017 was the ano (year) of uncertainties, then in 2018 we were able to obtain many answers – sometimes undesired ones – to our doubts. During the course of events that defined this year, scandals, losses, protests and a lot of turmoil, Brazil underwent a series of mudanças (changes) that perhaps only the year…

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Portuguese listening/reading practice – A greve dos caminhoneiros Posted by on May 29, 2018

Boa noite! Good evening! I am not sure how many of you are aware, but Brazil is currently facing a nationwide greve dos caminhoneiros (truck driver’s strike) that has been deeply affecting our lives and economy for the past week. Therefore, today’s listening and reading practice presents Herança maldita, dependência da matriz rodoviária criou armadilha…

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