MEXICO, mexico city, PHOTO ESSAY, PHOTOGRAPHY, Uncategorized

BOLÍVAR Y CHIMALPOPOCA

Corner of Bolívar and Chimalpopoca streets in Colonia Obrera where a textile factory collapsed in the September 19 earthquake. 16 people were rescued from the rubble but a further 21 died. Most of the victims were seamstresses including Central American and Taiwanese women. There was some conflict after 3 days of search efforts between authorities […]

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ALCOHOL, BRAZIL, LATIN AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, TRANSLATION, Uncategorized

BRAZIL´S BELOVED CACHACA TURNS 500 WITHOUT CRACKING THE WORLD MARKET (TRANSLATION)

Below is a translation from the Portuguese of an article from Brazilian newspaper Folha de  São Paulo.  The article was written by Tatiana Freitas.  This is actually my first ever translation from Portuguese, a language that I don´t actually know as such but can largely understand – at least in its written form – because […]

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