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Mayor of Rio pretty much bribing Woody Allen to shoot his next film in Brazil

Mayor of Rio pretty much bribing Woody Allen to shoot his next film in Brazil

By | August 19, 2013 at 2:52 pm | One comment

Bribery isn't just for slimy corporate executives or parents trying to lure their children into the dentist's chair. No, it can also be used by the mayor of Rio to get Woody Allen to shoot his next film in Brazil. In an article published yesterday in O Globo, one of Brazil's...

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Comedians not allowed to perform political satire

By | August 25, 2010 at 10:45 am | No comments

Reuters reports that several hundred Brazilian comedians took part in a protest recently against the country’s censorship of political satire. The comics are members of the “right to ridicule” campaign, a group formed in response to a new amendment passed by The Supreme...

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