Category Archives: Culture

Sartre, in Brazil. Gilberto Gil, in Paris

“Come to Brazil, if you want to understand the problems that affect developing countries,” writer Jorge Amado said to Sartre, in one of his trips to Paris. And so he did. On September 2, 1960, Jean Paul Sartre and Simone … Continue reading

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Rio+20 should create “new GDP”?

A study released by UNEP, the United Nations Environment recommends that  Rio +20 should find a new indicator for the welfare of nations other than the Gross Domestic Product, GDP. Rio+20 is the UN conference on sustainable development to be held … Continue reading

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Colombian equity fund getting to Europe. A lesson to Brazilians

Citywire today brings the news that Colombian asset manager Bolsa y Renta (ByR), has brought its “flagship domestic equity offering” to Europe in response to growing demand among institutional investors for local country specialists. The group says it is the first to offer singular access … Continue reading

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Keep walking, Brazil

2011 was a good year for Brazilian advertising. Among some very interesting campaigns, it is worth mentioning NeoGamaBBH’s for Johnnie Walker. It was the first time that the famous whisky house produced a campaign exclusively for a country. The interest of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas “à la brésilienne”

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wishing you all an inspiring holy Christmas.

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In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology

In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology Transcript GWEN IFILL: Next, we take another look at economic inequality, this time in a developing nation. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how one man is using technology to transform … Continue reading

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Brazilian visiting scholars at Harvard

From Harvard Study Program Sao Paulo: Current Visiting Scholars and Fellows from Brazil throughout Harvard this semester include leading academics and practitioners of architecture and urban planning, environmental engineering, journalism, social entrepreneurship, history, and sustainable development.Specific projects range from “Eco-Social Governance and … Continue reading

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