Monthly Archives: August 2012

A New York Times article describes the destruction of favela homes in preparation for the Olympics

An article in The New York Times, “In the Name of the Future, Rio is Destroying its Past.” describes the destruction of homes in the Favela Providência in downtown Rio de Janeiro as part of the pre-Olympic-games development of Rio.  … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brazil | Leave a comment

Correction: Wrong time for Roa Lynn’s radio interiew. More to follow.

Correction:  Roa Lynn’s radio interview on WOR will be taped.  It is not yet known when it will be broadcast.  A previous posting, incorrectly announcing a broadcast time, has been removed.  As soon as the correct broadcast time is known, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Brazil, Farewell Rio, The Barbosa Legacy | Leave a comment

A new novel by Roa Lynn, The Barbosa Legacy

Roa Lynn has published a new novel, The Barbosa Legacy.   It’s protagonist, Alexandre Barbosa, must find out what he can make of his life when he is forced to live by his wits, without the support of either friends or … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in The Barbosa Legacy | Leave a comment