March 1993

CONTENTS:

Cover: Xuxa: here she comes (p. 7)

Short stories for a beer campaign:

1) João Ubaldo’s crônica (p. 13)

2) Arnaldo Jabor’s Paean (p. 14)

3) L.F. Veríssimo’s story: (p. 14)

4) Jorge Amado’s ode (p. 15)

A luso-Brazilian war – Portugal snubs Brazil (p. 16)

Multinationals: Big money loves Brazil (p. 17)

Currency: Cutting zer000.000s from the cruzeiro (p. 18)

Charity: The South’s SOS (p. 19)

Soccer: our French Raí (p. 21

Book review: Marcio Souza’s latest: Death Squeeze (p. 23)

Music: St. Gilberto Gil (p. 24)

Music: Thankful Sônia Santos (p. 27)

TV: The for-ever-young old leading men (p. 28)

Travel: Historical Minas (p. 31)

DEPARTMENTS:

Rapidinhas (p. 6)

Letters (p. 12)

The Cultural Pulse (p. 34)

Por aí (p. 35)

Los Angeles Calendar (p. 38)

San Francisco Calendar (p. 39)

That’s Brazilian (p. 40)

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