|Asunto:||[LEA-Venezuela] News from IDBAmerica (fwd)|
|Fecha:||Viernes, 8 de Marzo, 2002 09:45:05 (-0700)|
|Autor:||karl h schwerin <schwerin @...edu>
Karl Schwerin SnailMail: Dept. of Anthropology
Univ. of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131
Cultural anthropology...is valuable because it is constantly rediscovering
the normal. Edward Sapir (1949:151)
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Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2002 10:53:09 -0500
From: IDBAmerica <editor@...>
Subject: News from IDBAmerica
IDBAmérica - News about people and ideas that
are reshaping Latin America and the Caribbean
Special Report: Ecotourism, Part 2
SELLING THE AMAZON
Though the Amazon is a global symbol of biodiversity and
adventure, few people have ever considered visiting it.
Now, nine Brazilian states are setting out to prove the
region's potential as an ecotourism mecca.
WHAT AM I LOOKING AT?
The most vivid memories ecotourists take from the Amazon
are often not of birds or the animals. What they remember
best is the quality of their guide.
AIDS in Brazil:
LEADERSHIP, CONSENSUS AND TECHNOLOGY
Brazil avoided a large-scale AIDS epidemic by adopting
radical policies and making bold investments early on.
Can this success be exported to other developing countries?
'A CRITICAL AND INNOVATIVE VISION'
An architect of Brazil's HIV/AIDS program reflects on the
factors that led to its success.
THE UNTOLD REALITY OF WOMEN'S HEALTH
A new book warns that Latin American women's health should be
much better. Access to information and policies that reflect
women's unique medical needs could make the difference.
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