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Rio de Janeiro’s 2020 Carnival celebration was filled with spectacular costumes, dances, and political satire

Carnival celebration at Rio de Janeiro's Sambradome. Pilar Olivares/REUTERS Rio de Janeiro's Carnival celebrations began last week before the beginning of Lent with tens of thousands of spectators gathering at the Sambadrome to experience exquisite costumes, intricate dances, and samba music.Samba, an Afro-Brazilian genre of music and dance, has become…
bubmag
February 28, 2020
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Bolsonaro pushes political incorrectness to the limit…

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro regularly offends opponents with political incorrectness and far-right diatribes, but he is taking heavier fire than usual for suggesting a respected journalist tried to get dirt on him with offers of sex.The man dubbed the "Tropical Trump" has racked up a…
bubmag
February 20, 2020
Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro pushes political incorrectness to the limit…

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro regularly offends opponents with political incorrectness and far-right diatribes, but he is taking heavier fire than usual for suggesting a respected journalist tried to get dirt on him with offers of sex.The man dubbed the "Tropical Trump" has racked up a…
bubmag
February 20, 2020
Bolsonaro

Politics this week

Mike Bloomberg took part in a Democratic presidential debate for the first time, after a surge in his opinion-poll standing qualified him for inclusion. The other candidates attacked him over lewd comments he has made in the past and his billionaire status. Mr Bloomberg will reportedly sell his media company…
bubmag
February 20, 2020
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“Finally getting architecture where it should be again”

In this week's comments update, readers are in disagreement over the American Institute of Architects publicly protesting against an order that federal buildings be built in "classical architecture style."Back to the future: readers are divided after the American Institute of Architects called on members to sign an open letter to…
bubmag
February 11, 2020
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Why Bolsonaro is “curating” Brazil’s culture

When Roberto Alvim was hired by President Jair Bolsonaro as Brazils Special Secretary of Culture in November 2019, Bolsonaro asked him to create a culture that did not destroy, but rather saved Brazilian youth.  In a speech he published on social media on Ja…
bubmag
January 29, 2020