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Yes, we can! Obama again!


You’ve never heard about Mafalda before. Really? Well, this little girl is simply amazing, you should learn more about her http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mafalda

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Elected!


Fernando Haddad was elected last Sunday with 55 percent of votes. Now, he is the new Mayor of São Paulo, one of the biggest cities of the world. See more details http://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/rio-daily/pt-haddad-elected-sao-paulo-mayor/#

Photo credit: AP |      Fernando Haddad, Sao Paulo‘s Mayor-elect, right, kisses his wife Stela Haddad as his celebrates after winning Mayoral elections in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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Voting Machines


Half a million of these machines were at work this Sunday in Brazil for the municipal elections. I have used one of them a few hours ago and I already know who is the new Mayor of São Paulo, one of the biggest cities of the world. The machine is very simple to use and the results can be quickly known. In the future, these beauties will identify the voters by reading their fingerprints.

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Brazilian Indians threaten suicide over loss of land


Brazilian Indians threaten suicide over loss of land

Approximately 100 adults and 70 children members of the indigenous tribe Guarani-Kaiow announced this week that they prefer collective death to leave the Cambar’s farm in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, where they settled, than to accept the Federal Court rule that everyone should leave immediately.

 

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Women’s Education


Why do they fear women’s education so much?

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Malala Youzafzai’s Recovery


Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman because she campaigned for girls’ education. According to Dr David Rosser there were still some concerns about her smooth recovery as you’ll see in the link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20001486

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Malala Yousafzai


She wants to be a doctor, her dearest ambition is to carry on her studies and help to ensure that every girl has the right to attend school in her country. Malala sets an example to us all on not to silence in the face of injustice. Unfortunately, she almost lost her life because of her ideas. The Pakistani girl was cowardly shot in the head by Taliban gunmen in Swat. She is currently in a serious condition and is being seen by doctors at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. Are Pakistani girls destined to have denied their rights to education?

“I felt hurt on opening my wardrobe and seeing my uniform, school bag and geometry box. Boys’ schools are opening tomorrow, but the Taliban have banned girls’ education”  Malala Yousafzai

Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7889120.stm, visit also http://malalayousafzai.webnode.com/

 

 

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