JANUARY
2001

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CONTENTS:

06
Christmas:


A piece of coal
for Santa Claus
07
Surgery:


Rocky road to
hilly breasts
08
500 Years:


Indians were
not welcome
08
Marketing:


At Petrobras
X is for global
11
COVER
STORY

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Trying to save
the Portuguese Language
18
Politics:


Minimum wage: it sounded
great on paper
20
Canada:

With a green
and yellow touch
24
Media:


Fabricating the news
and other stories
25
Indians:


Postcards! That's all
they are good for
27
Short Story:

"Venha Comigo" by
Calixto Josť Hakim

In Portuguese
31
Travel:

Parati, more than
a slice of Rio
35
Work:

Teaching English
in Brazil. You can too.
37
Literature:

Brazil's alive in
Cora Coralina's poetry
40
Music:

Marco Pereira,
alchemist of sounds
46
Review:

Rita Lee, still
all together
52
Human Rights:

Torture seems to
never end in Brazil

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