DECEMBER
1998

BRAZZIL - News from Brazil cover
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CONTENTS:

6
History:


AI-5, the Act that
muzzled the country
8
Politics:


President Cardoso's
not so new cabinet
10
Music:


Boquete a tune
for the risqué books
11
COVER
STORY

Take a look!
Hip bossa nova
turns 40
24
Economy:


National firms
ready to go global
26
People:


Being Gaúcho
on foreign land
29
Short Story:


O Estouro da Boiada
by João Ubaldo Ribeiro
In Portuguese
37
Travel:

Surprise, surprise
welcome to Alagoas
40
Impressions:


The daily adventure
of living in Rio
43
Music:


Kuarup, the
musicians' choice
54
Special:


Getting the power
back from the military

DEPARTMENTS:


Rapidinhas

Letters

Best-seller books,
plays & movies

Press Release
Cinema Novo
and Beyond in LA
Take a look!
Classifieds

Take a look!
Display Ads

Take a look!
U.S.A. Calendar
Take a look!
That's Brazilian:
a directory of
Brazilian businesses
in the USA
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