What do mature men seek?

She threw me at point-blank range the question that I realized had a condemnatory rather than an accusatory charge. What do mature men seek? Her judgment, the answer she had, the sentence, came right after: “I thought that mature men would prefer young women, light and…
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The situation in East Asia is unstable

Recently, the situation in Asia has become increasingly tense. China and India suffered the most serious casualties on the border, military conflict, since the 1962 Sino-Indian border war. The Indian said that 20 soldiers died, while the Chinese side has not yet announced…

The irrelevance of the solstice

I take back what I said because the words just float down the river, obsessed with a drift of perfection. “You don’t exist”, you said in love with the rude phrase as if I were still in front of you. Right. What is this about grunting, spelling or writing? Where…
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What is your race?

“Asked about his race, he replied: “My race is me, João Passarinheiro. Asked to explain himself, he added: “My race is myself. The person is of an individual humanity. Every man is a race, Sir Police.” Mia Couto (extract from Bird…

Daniel e Sofia

In São João da Madeira, where I have never been, a friendly couple, Daniel and Sofia, cultivate a vegetable garden. They live in an old house. He’s a painter, she does comics. We’ve never met. We exchange postcards, images, sound clips, by mail and by phone.
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Press service: much, little or nothing?

I arrived in Macau in 2010. If there was one thing I always heard from journalists working in the territory, it was complaining about the advisers and spokespersons of the various bodies that make up the Macao SAR Government. In these 10 years, I have also felt the absurd…
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Cabo Delgado is like Timor

Portugal loses face in the Cabo Delgado massacres. Speaking to PLATAFORMA, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs summarizes the inability to lead, in an unavoidable cause: life. It maintains “close contacts with the Mozambican authorities, with its European partners and…
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The invisible ones

Coronacrisis is threatening 75% of domestic workers worldwide to lose their jobs. The number is equivalent to 55 million people. These data were released yesterday by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and reflect the social dimension of the times we are going…

The cry of Cabo Delgado

There are screams that time doesn’t stop. Hands are thrown to the head. The whole body runs away to look at it. It looms out in a cry: “My son, my son!” A cry at the age of 42. Two steps forward. Suddenly, the body was immobile. How do you hold on to the…

Blacks also kill themselves

José Kaliengue, Director of Jornal OPAIS Luanda, Monday, June 8th. I see in a group of journalists on a social network a discussion about the death of a young man at the hands of the police. So far Covid-19, which has imposed a two-month state of emergency on the…