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Source: The Guradian

Bolsonaro's motorbike escapade provokes helmet backlash

Monday 19:04 GMT

It was the latest populist ruse from a president who wishes to portray himself as a man of the people: a late-night motorbike ride designed to show Jair Bolsonaro had two wheels firmly on the ground.

“Mr Bolsonaro’s tweets and utterances risk creating the impression that Brazil is now run by a gay-bashing, tree-hating, gun-loving maniac – who is nostalgic for the days of military dictatorship,” an editorial in the Financial Times (£) said on Monday.

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Source: The Guradian

will.i.am and Sérgio Mendes on how they made Mas Que Nada

Tuesday 09:54 GMT

I came up with stuff like, “Mas que nada / Black Eyed Peas came to make it hotter / We be the party starters / Bubblin’ up just like lava.”

Obá obá obá!”, is a sort of Brazilian-version of “La, la, la.” Sérgio taught me how millions of Africans who were brought to the Americas ended up in Brazil, and how that chant reflects the African influence on Brazil.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte