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Women from every corner occupy Brasilia: the Marcha das Margaridas

Marcha das Margaridas in Brasília. | César Ramos. All rights reserved. On August 13th and 14th, 2019 Margaridas from all over the country occupied the streets of Brasilia to carry out the 6th Marcha das Margaridas (from now on, Marcha). The Marcha das Margaridas has mobilized, in its different editions,…
bubmag
February 17, 2020
Brasilia

USK Workshop: The art of Watercolor for Urban Sketching

Get inspired by the Urban Sketching movement! 1 DAY WORKSHOP for URBAN SKETCHING  Level: basic skillsDate: Sunday 15 March 2020Time: 9am- 5pmLocation: next to Igrejinha Plano Piloto, Brasília, Brazil (exact location sent upon registration)Cost: R$275-(ask about student and early bird discount) Learn how to sketch while having fun! You will…
bubmag
February 17, 2020
Brasilia

Brazil’s Bolsonaro appoints active-duty general as chief of staff

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had picked Army General Walter Braga for his chief of staff, cutting links to political parties in his closest circle of advisors that are now all military men. FILE PHOTO: Brazilian Army General Walter Souza Braga Netto (R)…
bubmag
February 13, 2020
Brasilia

Brazil lawmakers urge Congress to shelve indigenous mining bill

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Opposition lawmakers called on Brazil’s Congress on Thursday to reject a proposal by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro to open indigenous reservations to commercial mining, saying it endangered some of the world’s most isolated forest inhabitants. Backed by Sydney Possuelo and Antenor Vaz, two leading authorities on Brazil’s…
bubmag
February 13, 2020
Brasilia

Face Off! Lee Stares Down Oliveira In Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently held a special media day for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 170 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on ESPN+, which takes place Sat., March 14, 2020 inside Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. At its conclusion, Kevin Lee had his first face off with fellow…
bubmag
February 12, 2020
Brasilia

Brazil prosecutors seek to remove ex-missionary from indigenous post

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors sought on Tuesday to reverse a controversial decision by Brazil’s right-wing government to appoint a former evangelical missionary to protect isolated and recently contacted indigenous tribes in the Amazon. The prosecutors cited a conflict of interest in the appointment of Ricardo Lopes Dias as head…
bubmag
February 11, 2020