March 1993

    CONTENTS:

    Cover: Xuxa: here she comes (p. 7)

    Short stories for a beer campaign:

    1) João Ubaldo’s crônica (p. 13)

    2) Arnaldo Jabor’s Paean (p. 14)

    3) L.F. Veríssimo’s story: (p. 14)

    4) Jorge Amado’s ode (p. 15)

    A luso-Brazilian war – Portugal snubs Brazil (p. 16)

    Multinationals: Big money loves Brazil (p. 17)

    Currency: Cutting zer000.000s from the cruzeiro (p. 18)

    Charity: The South’s SOS (p. 19)

    Soccer: our French Raí (p. 21

    Book review: Marcio Souza’s latest: Death Squeeze (p. 23)

    Music: St. Gilberto Gil (p. 24)

    Music: Thankful Sônia Santos (p. 27)

    TV: The for-ever-young old leading men (p. 28)

    Travel: Historical Minas (p. 31)

    DEPARTMENTS:

    Rapidinhas (p. 6)

    Letters (p. 12)

    The Cultural Pulse (p. 34)

    Por aí (p. 35)

    Los Angeles Calendar (p. 38)

    San Francisco Calendar (p. 39)

    That’s Brazilian (p. 40)

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