Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

Marcio Barros rescued a kidnapped Christmas tree as a campus cop before earning his degree at UBC. Martin Dee Photograph

A secure future

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , ,

Brazilian dentist Marcio Barros worked as a campus guard before earning Canadian credentials

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UBC student Calyn Shaw in Brazil

18 arrested for murder in Brazil following UBC journalism investigation

Jul. 20, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

Days after a reporting project by University of British Columbia journalism students ran in The New York Times, Brazilian authorities began arresting suspects in the murder of Guarani tribal chief Nisio Gomes.

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UBC students report on Brazil violence for The New York Times

Jun. 11, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

A reporting project by University of British Columbia journalism students, in collaboration with the New York Times, has exposed violent conflicts over resources and territory in Brazil, as the emerging superpower grapples with an increasing demand for food and electricity.

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