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. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_xkLZhJsI7Ok/SSLrRT_tb-I/AAAAAAAAAnI/yFOXEY8PT-k/s1600/Irmandade%2Bda%2BBoa%2BMorte-Cachoeira[/caption]   For five days every August since 1820,…





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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;…