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Rio de Janeiro
Latin America Correspondent — Globe and Mail
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Latin America Correspondent for Canada's @GlobeandMail, former corro in South Asia and Africa, author of 28 Stories of AIDS in Africa, failed trapeze artist

Brazil’s colour bind

theglobeandmail.com — When Daniele de Araújo found out six years ago that she was pregnant, she set out from her small house on a dirt lane in the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro and climbed a mountain. It is not a big mountain, the green slope that rises near her home, but the area is controlled by drug dealers, so she was anxious, hiking up.
Jul 31, 2015

RT @Sisonkemsimang: This by @snolen on racism in #Brazil is critical reading. "Black is beautiful, but white – white is just easier." bit.ly/1Hcjmnx

Jul 31, 2015

RT @Sisonkemsimang: This by @snolen on racism in #Brazil is critical reading. "Black is beautiful, but white – white is just easier." bit.ly/1Hcjmnx

Jul 31, 2015

Many countries w history of slavery are talking abt reparations. In #Brazil that conversation "Cld provoke civil war" tgam.ca/colourbind

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Three personal stories that show Brazil is not completely beyond racism

theglobeandmail.com — Cleusa de Jesus Santos was one of eight children whose father left when she was small. Her mother, illiterate and living in a slum, had no way to feed them all. "A friend of my mum's said, 'There is a person who needs a girl, just to watch her son, to keep him company.'" So Ms. Santos was sent.

Freedom has bitter, baffling taste for former Guantanamo inmates

theglobeandmail.com — This began as a story of compassion and renewal. Before dawn one warm Sunday last December, six inmates from the U.S. military jail in Guantanamo Bay landed at an airstrip here in the Uruguayan capital. The U.S.
Jun 29, 2015

The bitter, baffling taste of freedom. @snolen on what came next for six inmates released from Guantanamo Bay: theglobeandmail.com/news/world/fre…

Jun 29, 2015

RT @markmackinnon: The bitter, baffling taste of freedom. @snolen on what came next for six inmates released from Guantanamo Bay: theglobeandmail.com/news/world/fre…

Jun 29, 2015

RT @markmackinnon: The bitter, baffling taste of freedom. @snolen on what came next for six inmates released from Guantanamo Bay: theglobeandmail.com/news/world/fre…

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A ‘vicious circle’ plaguing the world of women’s soccer in Brazil

theglobeandmail.com — Brazil needed a goal to solidify its lead over Korea in a tough first match in the Women's World Cup this past week. And so when the team was awarded a penalty kick in the first minutes of the second half, the ball went, of course, to Marta.
Jun 15, 2015

CBF: prospects for women's futebol are bright in #Brazil because gals wearing shorter shorts & more makeup these days theglobeandmail.com/sports/soccer/…

Jun 15, 2015

2.) @snolen on lack of attention for Brazil's women's soccer side at home, w/ awful quote from head of Brazil soccer. theglobeandmail.com/sports/soccer/…

Jun 15, 2015

The ignored team. Brazil's women's soccer team, led by an all-time great, Marta. From @snolen: theglobeandmail.com/sports/soccer/…

Jun 15, 2015

RT @snolen: CBF: prospects for women's futebol are bright in #Brazil because gals wearing shorter shorts & more makeup these days http://t.…

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Scotiabank caught up in a tangled web of FIFA corruption scandal

theglobeandmail.com — When Bank of Nova Scotia signed a deal last year to become the official bank of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football, it came amid what was supposed to be a new era at CONCACAF, a division of soccer's global governing body FIFA.
Jun 05, 2015

Scotiabank caught up in a tangled web of FIFA corruption scandal ow.ly/NWmgy

Jun 07, 2015

Scotiabank signed on as CONCACAF's official bank last year. Now what? ow.ly/NZ6dt

Buzz kill: Taking a bite out of dengue fever with genetically modified mosquitoes

theglobeandmail.com — Brazil is fighting a variety of mosquito responsible for spreading an estimated 390 million cases a year of dengue fever globally, reports Stephanie Nolen.
May 25, 2015

Buzz kill: How #Brazil is taking a bite out of dengue fever with genetically modified mosquitoes theglobeandmail.com/news/world/buz… #GMO

May 25, 2015

RT @snolen: Buzz kill: How #Brazil is taking a bite out of dengue fever with genetically modified mosquitoes theglobeandmail.com/news/world/buz… #GMO

May 25, 2015

RT @RioCorros: Here's @snolen on #Brazil's GMO bugs. Buzz kill: Taking a bite out of dengue fever w/ genetically modified mosquitoes theglobeandmail.com/news/world/buz…

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Military Response to Rape Charges

thecanadianencyclopedia.ca — Three young naval officers turned up for training at Canadian Forces Base Borden last week, the creases in their blue shirts knife sharp despite the hot sun. Three young naval officers turned up for training at Canadian Forces Base Borden last week, the creases in their blue shirts knife sharp despite the hot sun.

Why Mona Eltahawy’s provocative new book, Headscarves and Hymens, falls short in its goal to change the Arab world

theglobeandmail.com — It's right there on the cover, in that flinchy word "hymen" - a word to make every woman who sees it wince a little, because there is no good context in which anyone talks about hymens. That provocation cues you for what's coming from Mona Eltahawy: There will be provocation, with no apologies.

Baby monkeys, fishing for piranhas: Our family’s Amazon adventure

theglobeandmail.com — Here's the thing about piranhas. They are smaller than you might anticipate, if your expectations were formed by horror movies. But they are also really mean-looking: rows of teeth, sullen lower lip jutting out, steely gaze.

No barrier’s too big for Brazilian hair-care pioneer

theglobeandmail.com — Midway through lunch with Leila Velez, she mentions that in 2005 she flew to Miami with the leadership team from her hair-care products company for a crucial meeting. They went two days early, she told me, so they could visit Disney World - and I laughed: Brazilians, I have learned, adore Disney.
Mar 22, 2015

Leila Velez couldn't get bank acct for her company -let alone investor - bc targets poor black women. Now worth $100m goo.gl/qyyQ8V

Mar 22, 2015

RT @eva_sita: At 13, she negotiated english lessons. At 16, she was a McDonald's manager. @snolen on Brazil's amazing Leila Velez: theglobeandmail.com/report-on-busi…

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Jul 31, 2015

Many countries w history of slavery are talking abt reparations. In #Brazil that conversation "Cld provoke civil war" tgam.ca/colourbind

Jul 31, 2015

@cmaisj but things take a turn for the better. Kind of. If you keep reading.

Jul 31, 2015

RT @Sisonkemsimang: This by @snolen on racism in #Brazil is critical reading. "Black is beautiful, but white – white is just easier." bit.ly/1Hcjmnx

Jul 31, 2015

RT @macmargolis: Provocative take on the real lion killers: dysfunctional, corrupt government. twitter.com/steve_hanke/st…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @zaidbenjamin: Huffington Post launched an Arabic version. Editor-in-Chief Anas Fouda is a Muslim Brotherhood member since 1988. pic.twitter.com/IOjvnfeCwt

Jul 28, 2015

RT @jembradshaw: .@globeandmail has a one-year internship for an indigenous journalist starting in Oct., based in Toronto w/ travel: theglobeandmail.com/work-at-the-gl…

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