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MARCH
1999

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CONTENTS:

7
Energy:


Worst blackout ever
covers the country
8
Memory:


Dictionary-man
Antônio Houaiss is gone
11
Obituary:


Soprano extraordinaire
Bidu Sayão is silent
12
COVER
STORY

Take a look!
Chico Buarque,
musician of the century
21
Economy:


Recession, unemployment,
and fear of inflation
23
Indians:


The dark side of
Brazilian
indigenous peoples
29
Novel Excerpt:


"Esaú e Jacó"
by Machado de Assis
In Portuguese
35
Travel:

Pernambuco of Caruaru and
Fernando de Noronha
39
Impressions:


Rio, when Carnaval
is not around
41
Music:


Dil Fonseca,
recording his way
54
Special:


Thomas E. Skidmore
covers 500 years of Brazil

DEPARTMENTS:


Rapidinhas

Letters

Best-seller books,
plays & movies
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Classifieds

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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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