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  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0018. 

    Herbert Knup
    Sprayed lettering for the 1982 campaign of a local city councilor in the city of Curitiba (Paraná). Pressured by unfavorable economic conditions, the military goverment slowly began to grant pOliticaI freedom in the early ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0019. 

    Herbert Knup
    Mural in Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais) used as part of the politicaI campaign in favor of the diretas (direct elections) for the 1985 presidential elections.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0020. 

    Herbert Knup
    Popular demonstration in Brasília. Crowds of Brazilians in the early 1980s took to the streets to show their disapproval of the military regime. Diretas were held for Congress and the state governments, but the president ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0021. 

    Herbert Knup
    Politic aI posters of the PDT and PCB party in Brasília. Socialist parties like the PDT or the PCB communist party were illegal during the military regime, but press censorship was revoked and politicaI freedoms were fully ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0022. 

    Herbert Knup
    PoliticaI poster s for the presidency campaign of a major labor union in Maringá (Paraná). Strengthened by Vargas, who used them to generate politicaI support, labor unions are still influential in Brazil, especially in ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0023. 

    Herbert Knup
    A wall sprayed by the PT worker's party demanding the right to vote for president. This wish was granted in 1990, when the first presidential elections since 1960 were held.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0024. 

    Herbert Knup
    Speaker addressing the first socialist congress held in 1988 by the PDT (party of populist politician Leonel Brizola) in Brasília. Brazil today has numerous politicaI parties, but most of them are mere alliances of politicaI ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0025. 

    Herbert Knup
    Buildings in Juazeiro (Bahia) with politicaI slogans in favor of Fernando Collor, winner of the 1990 presidential campaign. Collor carne to power promising to end corruption and promote renewed economic growth.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0026. 

    Herbert Knup
    PoliticaI demonstration in Brasília against Collor's recent economic policies. After the first two years of his government, his economic reforms have not succeeded and he has been involved in a major corruption scandal.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0027. 

    Herbert Knup
    Carnival parade in Salvador (Bahia). Carnival and soccer are national passions which have always motivated most Brazilians, unlike politics which have been restricted (as during the recent military regime) or have disillusioned ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0028. 

    Herbert Knup
    PoliticaI discussion over a cafezinho (small cup of coffee) in a bar in downtown Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais). paradoxically, in spite of politicaI apathy brought on by disillusionment with recent governments, politics ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0029. 

    Herbert Knup
    Billboard protesting the idea to subdivide the state of Bahia. The federal government still remains strong in Brazil, but the constitution passe d in 1988 has granted state and municipal governments larger politicaI and ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0030. 

    Herbert Knup
    A young girl standing in front of the National Congress in Brasília. Brazil is a young nation, and around 37% (1985) of its population is under the age of fifteen. After the twenty-one years of military dictatorship, most ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0031. 

    Herbert Knup
    A group of friends of various racial backgrounds chatting. Despite its various races, Brazil has created a fairly homogeneous society and Brazilian politics overall have been spared from racism or ethnic tensions.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0032. 

    Herbert Knup
    Steel mill in Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais). Brazil has been expanding and modernizing its industrial base, yet its future will depend on whether sufficient job opportunities can be created for its citizens and whether the ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0033. 

    Herbert Knup
    Ships waiting to be loaded in the port of Salvador (Bahia). ln recent years, the Brazililian government has actively and successfully promoted export trade, while resorting to subsidies. Nevertheless, the government has ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0034. 

    Herbert Knup
    The financial district in downtown Rio de Janeiro. Brazil boasts ten cities with over one million inhabitants and the country's population is nearing 150 million. São Paulo alone has nearly 15 million people and Rio de ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0035. 

    Herbert Knup
    Aerial view of Recife (Pernambuco), located in the Northeast region. This region continues to be the poorest of the country and adverse climatic conditions in the form of prolonged droughts, rural labor surplus and skewed ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0036. 

    Herbert Knup
    Riverboats travelling upstream on the Tocantins river in the Amazon region (Pará). The equatorial forest, the tropical environment, and limited exploitable resources, have restricted the development of much of the North ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Brasilia, Slide No. 0037. 

    Herbert Knup
    Cargo trucks parked at a rest station along the highway from Florianópolis (Santa catarina) to Curitiba (Paraná). Most goods in Brazil are still transported by truck, and there exists an extensive if poorly maintained ...