JANUARY
1999

BRAZZIL - News from Brazil cover
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CONTENTS:

7
Memory:


João Pacífico, the best
caipira composer ever
8
Music:


A gallery of the most
loved hits since 1958
10
Crime:


Hired guns thriving
in the state of Alagoas
11
COVER
STORY

Take a look!
AIDS, condom, and
sex education
18
Literature:


Patrícia Melo's
"The Killer" hits hard
20
People:


The road to a
falling currency
21
Economy:


Brazil sneezes
US catches a cold
22
Opinion:


What to do to
save the Real
24
Children:


There are 200,000 kids
waiting for a new home
29
Short Story:


A Oeste de Nada by
Júlio César Monteiro Martins
In Portuguese
34
Travel:

History and bohemians
in photogenic Recife
38
Impressions:


A first look at
hectic São Paulo
43
Music:


It's forró, it's mangue,
it's Mestre Ambrósio
54
Special:


The myth of race
equality in Brazil

DEPARTMENTS:


Rapidinhas

Letters

Best-seller books,
plays & movies

Press Release
Cinema Novo
and Beyond in LA

Press Release
Cinema Brasil
in San Diego
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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