April 1993

CONTENTS:

Cover: On the new orthography front (p. 7)

Carnaval: The best sambas-enredo (p. 13)

How do you spell new car in Brazil? B-u-g (p. 16)

President, Prime Minister or a King. A referendum (p. 17)

Book review: O Retrato do Rei (The King’s Portrait) (p. 18)

Indians: Et tu, Caiapó? (p. 19)

Crime & punishment: The death dilemma (p. 21)

Football who? Will the US ever love soccer? (p. 22)

Our L.A. Marathon – Brazil number 1 and 2 (p. 22)

Comics: from risky to risqué (p. 23)

Music: Castro-Carioca-Neves (p. 27)

Music: Supla’s time (p. 28)

Travel: A country named Bahia (p. 31)

Tourism: Brasília = modern (p. 32)

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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