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Video | Brazilian government cuts education funding

A city that banned pesticides, a singer who is vocal about social issues, and an oil spill are also on this week's show

Brasil de Fato | São Paulo

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Journalist Pamela Oliveira hosts the show that brings news and information about Brazil to English-speaking audiences in Africa / Screen capture/Brasil de Fato

The 6th episode of What's Happening Brazil is up, a show broadcast by the Pan African TV Channel in Ghana and 32 African countries.

On this episode, the highlights are an interview with black artivist Bia Ferreira, a Brazilian singer who fights for affirmative action policies; and the Story of the Week, about the situation in Brazil’s public universities and scientific research after systematic education budget cuts.

You will also get the latest about the oil spill on Brazil’s northeast coast, the biggest environmental disaster Brazil has ever suffered in terms of area affected, and meet a Brazilian city where a bill was recently passed to ban pesticides.

All What's Happening in Brazil episodes are available at Brasil de Fato's YouTube channel, where you'll also find a special English-content playlist.

Partners who want to include a longer version of the show in their schedule may contact our international team at [email protected] or send a WhatsApp message to +55 11 993 055 156.

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Edition: Aline Scátola