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Brazil’s 10 Best Tropicalia Albums: Pop, Psychedelia & Politics

The late 1960s in Brazil saw the emergence of a short-lived though immensely prolific musical movement: Tropicalia. Combining genres like Samba or Forró with experimentalism and psychedelia, Tropicália engaged with political issues that had real relevance for Brazil, which at the time was living under a military dictatorship. It is not surprising that many Tropicália […]

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Belem – Pará and the gateway to the Amazon forest

The Amazon forest has been inhabited since the beginning of humanity. It is esteemed that some million of indigenous people already lived here when European colonists arrived in the region in XVI century. The Amazon region occupies areas of 6 countries reaching from Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Equator, Peru to Venezuela. The forest represents some 1/20 […]

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