Brazilian Celebrities Stand Up Against the Belo Monte dam

Brazilian Celebrities Stand Up Against the Belo Monte dam

A new video campaign against the Belo Monte dam came out the other day featuring many Brazilian celebrities against the project. The video was created as part of the Gota D’água (Drop of Water) Movement that is lead by Brazilian celebrities. The campaign aims to stimulate the discussion on the energy development plan of Brazil. It also calls for everyone to stand up against the Belo Monte dam, and sign a petition against the dam and the petition will be sent to President Dilma asking to halt the dam’s construction ...

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Chief Raoni Cries After Getting News That The Belo Monte Dam Will Be Built

A lot people around the world and in Brazil were touched when they saw this photo circulating on Facebook and around the internet saying that “The chief Raoni cries when he learns that Brazilian president Dilma released the beginning of construction of the hydroelectric plant of Belo Monte”. But the truth is, this photo was taken in 2002 during the funeral of Raoni’s indigenous friend Orlando Villas-Bôas. The Chief said: “I was not crying because of the government’s decision ...

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Belo Monte Dam – Should it be built?

The Belo Monte Dam was approved by Brazilian President, Dilma Roussef in early 2011 and construction will begin in late 2011. The dam would be the world’s third-largest hydroelectric dam and would be located on Xingu River in northern Brazil, which is a major river that dumps into the Amazon River. Construction of the dam went under legal challenge by environmental and indigenous groups ...

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Amazing Brazilian Child Singer

Amazing Brazilian Child Singer

Check out this Brazilian kid, named Jotta. He does an amazing job singing gospel music and his performance will take your breath away. The first video he is singing Michael W. Smith‘s song Agnus Dei or known as Worthy Is The Lamb...

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Morando no Brasil

A vida no Brasil para muitos olhando de fora parece ser otima, uma maravilha viver num pais cheio de beleza tropical com mar e a agua de coco na beira da praia, milhares de turista quando vem ao Brasil voltam ...

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The UFC Returns To Brazil On August 27th

THE UFC RETURNS TO THE CRADLE OF MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FOR FIRST EVENT IN BRAZIL IN OVER 12 YEARS UFC Event Saturday, August 27, 2011 live from HSBC Arena. It started in academies, gyms and even in the streets of ...

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Brazilians Seek Property Bargains In Florida

Brazilians Seek Property Bargains In Florida

With the real estate crash in the United States the last few years, there has been a variety of interest from foreign home buyers, especially Brazilians. Overseas home buyers are finding opportunity in a depressed housing market in Miami, Florida and around the United States ...

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Brazilian Currency at 12-year high

Brazil’s currency, called the Real, closed at a 12-year high against the U.S. dollar on Monday. The Brazilian Real is at its highest level against the U.S. dollar since 1999, when the South American giant delinked from the US currency. ...

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