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Writer, editor, traveller. Lover of all things artsy, cultural and newsworthy, of course. (And a Canadian, despite my current location.)
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World Obesity Federation president Dr. Walmir Coutinho sees his native Brazil as an example of the dietary challenges that come with increasing prosperity. Endocrinologist Walmir Coutinho is a life...
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My latest for Fortune: In Brazil, reelected President Rousseff's uphill economic battle has just begun http://fortune.com/2014/10/28/brazil-dilma-rousseff-economy/
Rousseff will have to find a way to bring the business-minded population that voted for her opponent to the side of her target voters—some 40 million who were pulled out of poverty by her party over the last decade.
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Brazil's incumbent is on track for re-election. But that's mostly because there's no one better.
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After World Cup, Brazil's refugees host their own games: My story for Fortune Magazine http://fortune.com/2014/08/11/refugees-world-cup-brazil/
The first ever Refugees World Cup took place in early August, with 200 people representing 16 countries.
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My story for Fortune Magazine about the MTST, affordable housing in São Paulo and how the World Cup might affect it all http://fortune.com/2014/06/10/brazil-tent-cities-world-cup/
Thousands of families have occupied a stretch of land just four kilometers away from the site of the opening game of the World Cup to protest the lack of affordable housing in Brazil.
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My first story for TakePart: How Vídeo nas Aldeias gives indigenous people the power to tell their stories through video http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/11/03/brazil-indigenous-land-rights-video
Brazil's indigenous people have found an unusual tool for preserving culture and protecting land.
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The state water utility has undertaken massive drilling operations in an effort to find new freshwater sources, but a long term solution is needed.
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My latest for Fortune: Brazil's elections put the nation's economic woes on full display http://fortune.com/2014/10/02/brazil-elections-economic-woes/
While the South American nation’s economy has taken a turn for the worse on President Dilma Rousseff’s watch, not everyone’s convinced the blame can be placed at her door.
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One more for Fortune Magazine, this time about Brazil's English language crash course for the World Cup http://fortune.com/2014/06/11/brazil-world-cup-tourism-english/
Over 100,000 professionals working in the tourism industry have signed up to take 160 hours of English or Spanish classes for free in 120 cities.
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How World Wildlife Fund an its partners are working to save Brazil's Amazon rainforest. My stories for World Wildlife magazine. http://worldwildlife.org/magazine/issues/summer-2014/articles/the-amazon
“There's nothing bigger than ARPA,” says Carter Roberts, president and CEO of WWF, of the Amazon Region Protected Areas Program. “It's one of the biggest conservation projects of all time. You hear people all around the world talk about, 'this park is roughly the size of Belgium' or 'roughly the ...
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