September 30, 2015

In Memoriam: Maria Helena Moreira Alves (1944–2015)

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 Maria Helena Moreira Alves (1944–2015) 

Maria Helena Moreira Alves passed away on July 27, 2015, in Havana, Cuba, where she was receiving treatment for cancer. An internationally recognized Brazilian political scientist and human rights activist, Alves was a longtime collaborator of Latin American Perspectives and served as a participating editor. During the late 1970's she participated in the transnational movement to denounce the Brazilian military dictatorship through the Brazilian Labor and Information Center. Between 1983 and 1985 she was the Director of Public and International Relations of the city of Diadema...

Latin American Perspectives
September 2015 42: 272

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