Catherine Osborn (@cculbertosborn )

Catherine Osborn

Bio Brazil-based journalist. Contributor @NPR, @TheWorld, @ForeignPolicy, contributing editor @RioOnWatch
Location Rio de Janeiro
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Account created 17-06-2011 03:36:10
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Twitter Web App : Hope this isn't an ill omen for Peru. The last Latin American country to issue a century bond was Argentina in 2017. This year it was restructured losing half its value.
ft.com/content/2676b8… via @financialtimes

Twitter Web App : All this in one World Cup

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TweetDeck : Maradona was an extraordinary footballer but his story also tells us so much about Argentina, growing up poor, the wealth-obsessed 1980s & the toxicity of extreme fame. I’ll miss him. RIP

TweetDeck : Black Lives Matter demos at Carrefour Brasil supermarkets today in Brasília, Porto Alegre, Rio & São Paulo plus Santa Maria following murder of Black Brazilian man outside supermarket by security. Pics. G1 g1.globo.com/rs/rio-grande-…

Twitter Web App : Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourão, in an interview on Black Consciousness Day after a black man was beaten to death by a supermarket security guard: "For me, racism doesn't exist in Brazil. This is something they want to import here to Brazil, it doesn't exist here." twitter.com/BernardoMF/sta…

Twitter Web App : Brazil woke up this morning to the news that security guards had beat 40-yr old João Alberto Silveira Freitas to death in a supermarket parking lot.

Today was Black Consciousness Day.

vice.com/en/article/3an…

Twitter Web App : I grew up in a middle-class family in Brazil thinking I was white, but “white” never had much to do with skin color. It was all about the place I occupied in the master-servant scale. Imagine my surprise when I came to the U.S. as an adult and ... washingtonpost.com/world/the_amer…

TweetDeck : Yesterday Brazil held elections for mayors and city councils. Bolsonaro endorsed 13 mayoral candidates. Only 4 won their elections or made it to a runoff, a sea change from 2018 when his endorsements swept in a national wave of right-wing lawmakers.

noticias.uol.com.br/eleicoes/2020/…

Android : After 7 years at @TheIntercept (4 at The Intercept Brasil), I decided a month ago that it's time to shake things up! Nov 13 is my last day. I'll still write for TI US & am also considering exciting new projects (DMs open). Let's stop to appreciate some of our amazing accomplishments👇

Android : The article goes on to say numerous people were wielding AR-15 rifles and other firearms.

If this election happened in Africa, armed would be in the headline (and numerous would be in the lead).

Android : Misinformation flared on Spanish lang Twitter:
In just 24 hours, traffic on Spanish-lang disinformation eclipsed even the interference campaign by the Kremlin-backed Russian Internet Research Agency four years ago.
nytimes.com/2020/11/04/us/…

TweetDeck : Now, at Aos Fatos: More than 200 Brazilian WhatsApp groups shared at least 327 times misinformation regarding the American elections. Radar Aos Fatos monitored these groups for the past seven days and found some interesting patterns. twitter.com/aosfatos/statu…

Twitter Web App : Why have calls to “Ukrainize” Brazil taken hold in the country over the past few years? buff.ly/2TOdbGR