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Luisa Maita – Lero Lero

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via YouTube – Luisa Maita – Lero-Lero.

No mp3brasil.com estão oferecendo o mp3 gratis, em troca por um tweet (A @ é destaque na @ e pra comemorar eu baixei uma música em troca de um tweet! ).  Pois, dessa forma fiquei sabendo dessa garota lindinha e talentosa, e fui buscando mais músicas dela.  Valeu, sim!

Luísa Maita Lero-Lero

Luísa Maita Lero-Lero


Se você gostar, pode comprar o disco inteiro Lero-Lero

ou ainda melhor, pode baixar todos os mp3s por somente US$5.00: Lero-Lero (Amazon Exclusive Version) (vem com um remix extra somente disponível no amazon!)

Comprei os mp3 dessa forma, e estou gostando demais!

In mp3brasil.com today they are giving a free download of this song, in exchange for a tweet.  Thus, I learned of this beautiful and talented girl, and went in search of more of her music. It was definitely worth it!

Follow this link to get the mp3 for yourself: 

If you like it, you can get the CD for $13 here: Lero-Lero

or, even better, download the entire mp3 album for only $5 here: Lero-Lero (Amazon Exclusive Version) (comes with an extra remix song ONLY available on Amazon!)

I bought the mp3s, and I am LOVING it!


Okay, desde que eu estava aqui de tarde escrevendo, eu tenho que dizer que NÃO POSSO PARAR DE ESCUTAR ESSA MENINA!
Eu tive que sair de casa, pois, fiz um disco das suas músicas pra levar no carro, E, também pois as suas canções no meu celular (android), e, fico escutando, de novo e de novo, sem cansar dessas músicas. Tem elementos folcloricos e de músicas tradicionais brasileiras, mas, também algo bem moderno, que nem posso describir, e, que ela tem influencias em outros artistas brasileir@s já e obvio (Céu, Marisa, Bebel, Adriana e muitos que llegaram bem antes) mas, ela tem criado algo bem distinto, ainda. Além de tudo, essas músicas possuem uma beleza cativante que me deixam louco pra ouvir-as de novo.
Você TEM que escutar esse disco. Eu juro.

Okay, since I was here this afternoon writing, I have to say that I CAN NOT STOP LISTENING TO THIS GIRL!
I had to go out, so, I burnt a disc of her music to take in the car, AND, I also put her songs on my cell phone (android), and I keep listening, over and over, without tiring of these songs. They have elements of folk and traditional Brazilian music, but, also, something quite modern,that I can’t quite describe, and, that she’s been influenced by other Brazilian artists (Céu, Marisa, Bebel, Adriana and many other who came before her) is quite obvious, yet, she’s made something all her own and original. Above all, these songs possess a captivating, hauting beauty to them that makes me crazy to hear them again.
I swear, you have GOT to listen to this disc.

🙂
./tony

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January 27, 2011 at 1:57 pm

Luisa Maita – Lero-Lero

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via YouTube – Luisa Maita – Lero-Lero.

No mp3brasil.com estão oferecendo o mp3 gratis, em troca por um tweet (A @ é destaque na @ e pra comemorar eu baixei uma música em troca de um tweet! ).  Pois, dessa forma fiquei sabendo dessa garota lindinha e talentosa, e fui buscando mais músicas dela.  Valeu, sim!

Luísa Maita Lero-Lero

Luísa Maita Lero-Lero


Se você gostar, pode comprar o disco inteiro Lero-Lero

ou ainda melhor, pode baixar todos os mp3s por somente US$5.00: Lero-Lero (Amazon Exclusive Version) (vem com um remix extra somente disponível no amazon!)

Comprei os mp3 dessa forma, e estou gostando demais!

In mp3brasil.com today they are giving a free download of this song, in exchange for a tweet.  Thus, I learned of this beautiful and talented girl, and went in search of more of her music. It was definitely worth it!

Follow this link to get the mp3 for yourself: 

If you like it, you can get the CD for $13 here: Lero-Lero

or, even better, download the entire mp3 album for only $5 here: Lero-Lero (Amazon Exclusive Version) (comes with an extra remix song ONLY available on Amazon!)

I bought the mp3s, and I am LOVING it!


Okay, desde que eu estava aqui de tarde escrevendo, eu tenho que dizer que NÃO POSSO PARAR DE ESCUTAR ESSA MENINA!
Eu tive que sair de casa, pois, fiz um disco das suas músicas pra levar no carro, E, também pois as suas canções no meu celular (android), e, fico escutando, de novo e de novo, sem cansar dessas músicas. Tem elementos folcloricos e de músicas tradicionais brasileiras, mas, também algo bem moderno, que nem posso describir, e, que ela tem influencias em outros artistas brasileir@s já e obvio (Céu, Marisa, Bebel, Adriana e muitos que llegaram bem antes) mas, ela tem criado algo bem distinto, ainda. Além de tudo, essas músicas possuem uma beleza cativante que me deixam louco pra ouvir-as de novo.
Você TEM que escutar esse disco. Eu juro.

Okay, since I was here this afternoon writing, I have to say that I CAN NOT STOP LISTENING TO THIS GIRL!
I had to go out, so, I burnt a disc of her music to take in the car, AND, I also put her songs on my cell phone (android), and I keep listening, over and over, without tiring of these songs. They have elements of folk and traditional Brazilian music, but, also, something quite modern,that I can’t quite describe, and, that she’s been influenced by other Brazilian artists (Céu, Marisa, Bebel, Adriana and many other who came before her) is quite obvious, yet, she’s made something all her own and original. Above all, these songs possess a captivating, hauting beauty to them that makes me crazy to hear them again.
I swear, you have GOT to listen to this disc.

🙂
./tony

Written by tonybaldwin

January 24, 2011 at 11:00 am

Six Brazilian States left without communications to outside world!

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Six States in Brazil were without telephone or internet connectivity from December 21, to December 29 due to a fire (?!). I can find no information on this matter in any major news source, but a friend who lives there assures me of the veracity of this information. It seems rather odd that so many people would be cut-off from the outside world, and nobody knows anything about it.
As soon as I have more information from my friend, I will post it.
Probably I will just come back and edit this post.
In the meantime, if YOU know anything about this matter, please contact me or comment here.


OKAY, Updates. 2011/01/01 – 9:45 am EST
Happy New Year!
Now, the fire was in the Telephone Plant in Itaigara area of Salvador, Bahia, apparently, and on December 21, starting in the battery room (I don’t know what that is).
I’m trying to figure out how this could causes outages in 6 states, when Itaigara is on a peninsular extension of the land surrounding the Baia de Todos os Santos (All Saints Bay). I suppose there are technical aspects beyond my comprehension involved, since I’m not a telephony technician.  In any case, I CAN, now, find information, but only in Portuguese.

The Brazilian telecom company, Oi, in some areas is distributing, temporarily and for free, 3G mini-modems and emergency phone devices, a a bandaid until the appropriate sutures can be applied. If you can read Português-Brasileiro, there’s more information here (pdf file) regarding the distribution of these temporary solutions, and a list of area codes affected.
Additionally, this pdf notice indicates that they are projecting that broadband internet services should be completely restored to all Oi customers by January 20. Both pdf files are from the company, Oi, itself, and in Brazilian Portuguese, of course.

With this information, I was able to conduct a search for “incêndio, Itaigara, Brasil” and found numerous articles about the fire.

fire at Oi

Os Homens chegam! Firemen respond to blaze at Brazilian telecom, OI, in Salvador, Bahia

“Um incêncio no bairro do Itaigara, na manhã desta terça-feira (21), atingiu a Central Telefônica da Empresa de Telecomunicações OI, em Salvador. Segundo testemunhas, o fogo teria começado na sala de baterias da empresa.

Por conta do incidente, parte dos serviços disponibilizados pela empresa, como telefonia celular e conexão à internet, estão interrompidos. Usuários da telefonia em Aracaju também registraram problemas no sistema.” (correio24horas.com article)

Translation:
A fire in the neighborhood of Itaigara, this Wednesday morning (12/21) affected the Telephone Plant of the Telecommunications Company, OI, in Salvador. According to witnesses, the fire had begun in the company’s battery room.

Due to the fire, part of the services provided by the company, such as cell phone and internet connection, are interrupted. Telephone customers in Aracaju also reported problems in the system. (translation provided by BaldwinLinguas.com)

The article goes on to explain that even the local emergency reporting system (there it is 190, as opposed to our 911) was interrupted and that locals would have to use the Police Department’s full phone numbers (9996-1880 or 9626-8887) to reach emergency services.

Another article (pt-br) indicates that R$70 million (seventy million Brazilian Reals) in damages were caused.

According to this article, two children, aged 2 and 6 years, were victims of the fire. I can find no other reports of casualties.

This article (pt-br) indicates that the government (Procon, arm of the State of Bahia’s Secretary of Justice, Citizenship and Human Rights) is investigating, and ordered the company to inform customers of projected resolution.

All articles I can find on this matter are in Brazilian Portuguese, so far (Bom que posso ler português, ne! Good thing that I can read Portuguese, eh!).   Not one seems to indicate the full magnitude of the outage, how many people were without services, nor how many have, so far, had service restored.

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December 31, 2010 at 11:58 am

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Photos from Brazilian Day

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September 5, 2010 at 9:54 pm

Avatar in Para? James Cameron speaks on Avatar, Brazil, and Belo Monte

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I found this article immensely interesting:
Avatar in Para? James Cameron speaks on Avatar, Brazil, and Belo Monte
By Amy Lieberman

Power and Xingu

Power and Xingu

In James Cameron’s Blockbuster hit Avatar, an indigenous people called the Na’vi try to fend off a private military force from invading their mineral-rich land. In the Brazilian state of Para, the situation isn’t all that different, as 13 indigenous tribes are working to prevent the construction of the Belo Monte electro-power plant.

Though the plant would equip Brazil with a much-needed energy source, as the government says, it also stands to destroy 160 square miles of Amazon forest and dry up a 60-mile stretch of the Xingu River, uprooting 20,000 local people from their homes and destroying their livelihoods.
read the interview with Jame Cameron

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7114931&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1

Altamira – Belo Monte Dam from Tribes Alive on Vimeo.

For more information
Power and the Xingu
Xingu Indians
Xingu River; Environment and Geography
Wikipedia: Xingu (people)
Wikipedia: Xingu (river)

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May 7, 2010 at 3:51 am

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Windows Mata – Aurium – Software Livre Brasil

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February 19, 2010 at 7:57 pm

Matanza

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Rock brasileiro…

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September 20, 2008 at 3:06 am

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