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Miriam Leitao

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Miriam Leitao is a reporter and columnist for O Globo and Radio CBN in Brazil. She is also a commentator on Globo TV Network and runs her own blog, www.miriamleitao.com, hosted at Globo online at www.oglobo.com.br. She was awarded Columbia University’s Maria Moors Cabot Prize in 2005. Close.

Miriam Leitao

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Miriam Leitao is a reporter and columnist for O Globo and Radio CBN in Brazil. more »

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December 17, 2006 3:30 PM

Men Who Resist Female Progress

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Six years ago, a prominent Brazilian journalist murdered his ex-girlfriend with two shots. He was found guilty but did not go to jail. The man was Antonio Pimenta Neves, the editor of one of the largest Brazilian newspapers "O Estado de Sao Paulo" and a former high official at the World Bank. His girlfriend was thirty years his junior.

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December 24, 2006 6:36 PM

The Wisdom of Brazilian Savannah

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Brazilians have been celebrating the 50th anniversary of a special book: Newspapers have published reports and articles, academies have organized conferences and debates, news shows have broadcasted stories, museums have offered exhibitions, new editions were printed. This could be routine in other countries, but, unfortunately, reading is not a Brazilian's habit. Shame on us.

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