Porto Alegre, Brazil
Brazil's national football team coach, Luiz Felipe Scolari, offers a press conference at a hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 14, 2013. Scolari announced the line-up for next month's Confederations Cup as well as for the upcoming friendly matches against England at Maracana Stadiun on June 2 and France in Porto Alegre on June 9.
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Sao Paulo eyes former Villarreal forward Nilmar
Rio de Janeiro, May 25 — Brazil football club Sao Paulo are reportedly in talks to sign former Villarreal and Brazil international striker Nilmar. The 28-year-old, currently playing with Al Rayyan in Qatar, hopes a return to Brazil could lead to an inter 3:42 AM from Sport Balla Read more »
Indigenous Brazilians Learn to Fight for the Right to Food:
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, May 21 (IPS) - Indigenous communities in remote areas of Brazil have begun to recognise that they have the right to not be hungry, and are learning that food security means much more than simply having food on the table. This site h from Humanitarian News Read more »
Porto Alegre is Palestine's friend, so why has it embraced Israel's war industry?
Israeli arms company Elbit helped construct Israel’s wall and settlement colonies in the West Bank. Tarso Genro, governor of Rio Grande do Sol in Brazil, concluded a deal to develop a huge Israeli military technology center in Porto Alegre over the past from The Electronic Intifada Read more »
The Anti-Globalization Movement and the World Social Forum. Is “Another World” Possible?
The World Social Forum operating under the banner of “Another World is Possible” was founded in 2001 at its inaugural venue of Porto Alegre. Brazil. From the outset in 2001, the WSF has been upheld as an international umbrella representing grassroots peo from Global Research Read more »
Vote for the Participatory Budgeting Project's New Video
Participatory budgeting has come a long way from Porto Alegre, Brazil, circa 1989. Today, more than 1,500 cities around the world have implemented the PB process, including San Francisco, California; Chicago, Illinois; Toronto, Ontario; Vallejo, Californ from Shareable Read more »