August 2014

Cortege During the Night - Senhoras da Boa Morte

Ladies of The Tradition: Festa da Irmandade da Boa Morte

The Festival of the Sisterhood of Boa Morte (Good Death). The social marginalised women that  preserve the roots of Afro-Brazilian traditions.[/caption]   For five days every August since 1820,…


Ecuador: Yasuní and the ghost of Chevron

Ecuadorean state oil company overseeing Yasuní oil extraction accused of major oil spill elsewhere in Amazon; Correa government continues to campaign against Chevron while pursuing development of Yasuní-ITT oil fields;…