Daily Archives: April 10, 2014

Boa Vista 3: Embrapa

I got to visit Embrapa in Boa Vista.  This was a treat for me. Embrapa is the Brazilian version of USDA. I enjoy visits at science labs and among them the agricultural ones are my favorites.  Some people think that … Continue reading

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Boa Vista 2: A day at a museum

  My first day’s schedule was disrupted by a drastic change in government.   They got a new governor on Friday and he fired almost everybody on Monday, at least those appointed politically.   Well, not fired strictly speaking.  They had to … Continue reading

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