March 4, 2011


An enlargeable basic map of BrazilImage via Wikipedia

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  • Brazil - "Brazil ... is the largest country in South America. It is the world's fifth largest country..." - Wikipedia
  • History of Brazil - "The history of Brazil begins with the arrival of the first indigenous peoples, thousands of years ago by crossing the Bering land bridge into Alaska and then entering the rest of North and Central America. It is widely accepted that the European first to discover Brazil was Portuguese Pedro Álvares Cabral on April 22, 1500." - Wikipedia
Articles news
  • Tension mounts as Brazilian Indians retake land - "A community of Guarani Indians in Brazil has retaken part of its ancestral land in an act of desperation, having lived by the side of a highway for a year and a half." - Survival International - May 27, 2011
  • Rural Women Protest Use of Toxic Agrochemicals - "Thousands of women farmers in Brazil demonstrated this week against the use of toxic weedkillers and pesticides on crops and in favour of agricultural techniques that protect their families' health." - IPS - March 3, 2011

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