AUGUST
2002

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CONTENTS:

10
COVER
STORY

Take a look!
The North speculates
on Brazil's economy
06
Memory:


Dies Chico Xavier,
the pope of Spiritism
08
Obituary:


Juruna, the chief
who went to the House
08
Elections:


Who is running for
what. The numbers.
09
Security:


Starts monitoring of
Amazon. It's Sivam.
09
Issue:


Sivam, at the
US's service
18
Politics:


Can candidate Serra
possibly be saved?
19
Elections:


Ciro Gomes, the
mosquito who roared
20
Economy:


Investor George Soros
and the Lula factor
22
Opinion:


Brazilians, not
Americans vote here
24
Opinion:


Time to take the
foot from the brake
25
Wall Street:


Anxiety attack
over Brazil economy
27
Poverty:


A close look at
a Rio favela
29
Short Story:

Two stories
by Glauco Ortolano

In Portuguese
33
Religion:

Against all odds,
black women overcome
36
Music Review:

Chico Buarque's
precious oldies
38
Language:

English for
Brazucas IX
40
Tribute:

The extraordinary life
of Roberto Drummond
52
Presidency:

Eight years of Fernando
Henrique Cardoso - Part 2

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