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Niamh McNamara

Hello! Bonjour! Olá! I'm an enthusiastic young linguaphile from northern England who has studied French to degree level and Portuguese for two years. Currently living in Lancashire, England with a view to travelling in Brazil in May and then, hopefully, making a move to France later in 2013.

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Latest posts by Niamh McNamara

30 April 2013

Brazil: Police Condemned for the Carandiru Massacre

Over 20 years after the rebellion in São Paulo’s Carandiru Penitentiary, ending with the deaths of 111 inmates, 23 military police have been condemned to 156 years in jail for...

2 June 2012

Brazil: Facebook Censors Photos of the ‘SlutWalk’

Not long after the SlutWalk which took place in several Brazilian cities, photos in which some women appear bare-breasted in protest against male chauvinism were deleted by Facebook for “violating...

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