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Founded in 1921, the "Sao Paulo Gazzette" became Brazil's leading daily in the 1980s by applying standards of openness and objectivity to its coverage of the country and Latin America as a whole.

Philippines

State-Sponsored Barbarism, From The Philippines To Brazil

-OpEd- SAO PAULO — Barbarism has actually become popular in the Philippines. According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 78% of Filipinos support the "license to kill" President ...

Brazil

Dog Walker, The Man Behind The Canine Wheelchair

SERTÃOZINHO — In a simple house here, 330 kilometers northwest of São Paulo in Brazil, Glauber Pereira Souza, 36, is the head of a four-legged family: He owns five dogs, two cats and two ...

Mexico

In Mexico, Making Solidarity Last Beyond The Quake

-OpEd- In his account of the 1985 earthquake, which killed between 6,000 and 30,000 people (there are no precise figures) and destroyed more than 800 buildings in Mexico City, Carlos Monsiváis, ...

Brazil

Why It's Time For A Marshall Plan For Technology

-Analysis- SAO PAULO — The idea of economic planning dominated the imagination of 20th-century economists. Unlike the classical liberal view, the planning concept supports clear government ...

Brazil

The Post-Western World Is Still A Messy Place

The West is in relative decline, especially compared to Asia, but no obvious alternative "system"...

Angola

Lourenço's Turn, The Past Hanging Over Angola's New President

João Lourenço succeeds José Eduardo Dos Santos, who ruled with an iron fist ...

Brazil

In São Paulo, A Wall To Keep The Favela Out Of Sight

Millions drive past the favela of Vila Esperança, with its rampant unemployment and open s...

Brazil

In Rio's Favelas, Schools Caught In Crossfire

RIO DE JANEIRO — "Stray bullets invading Rio's schools." "Under threat, schools are closing." "Students injured in shooting." These were titles of articles published by Folha de S. Paulo, ...