Um blog de Álvaro Sílvio Teixeira




Clotilde Rosa (11/5/1930 – 24/11/2017)

Maria Clotilde Belo de Carvalho Rosa Franco (11 May 1930 – 24 November 2017) was a Portuguese harpist, music educator and composer.
In 1970 Rosa co-founded the Lisbon Contemporary Music Group (GMCL) with composer Jorge Peixinho


The world is mourning baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky

He beat Bryn Terfel at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World in 1989 and went on to perform in all the world's major opera houses. Hvorostovsky, described by Elle magazine as the "Elvis of opera", became especially renowned for his portrayal of the title character in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin.


Tom Koopman after his concert in Faro


The blatant brutality of the Spanish State

"We won't give up, we won't fail, we will fight till the end," Marta Rovira, an increasingly prominent politician in Catalonia's republican-left ERC party, said.

"We have all the right in the world to live in a country with more justice, dignity and freedom," she told reporters as tear welled in her eyes.



Thug who battered ex-wife with spiked bat walks free after Portuguese judges quote the Bible

The warped judges expressed "some understanding" for the attacker who believed his former wife cheated on him.


Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist

The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home.
Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon when her car, a Peugeot 108, was destroyed by a powerful explosive device which blew the vehicle into several pieces and threw the debris into a nearby field.


Spanish Terrorism Against Catalonia

Spanish riot police smashed their way into a polling station in Catalonia on Sunday as they sought to shut down a banned independence referendum and there were reports of officers firing rubber bullets in the regional capital Barcelona.



Uncontacted Tribe Killed By Gold Miners

The killings allegedly took place last month along the River Jandiatuba in western Brazil, but the news only emerged after the goldminers started boasting about the killings, and showing off “trophies” in the nearest town.

[others are criminals in many ways, often in the most blatant ways. The hell in samba fashion...]


In memoriam of Catalonia's terrorist attacks victims


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