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Latin America, Science Communication In

Due to the cultural, economic, social, and historical diversity of the several countries in Latin America, science communication should not be seen as homogeneous in the region. The history of science communication in Latin America (as in many other regions) is far from being fully mapped out, but it is known that countries such as Brazil have a long tradition in the field. The newspaper O Patriota, for example, was already covering science issues in the beginning of the 19th century (1813), as soon as the prohibition of printing was banned in Brazil, a trend followed by other newspapers in the same century. Continuing this long tradition of Brazilians communicating science, public conferences held in the latter part of the 19th century and the first ...

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