BBC: Brazil Bets on Linux Cybercafes
Dec 05, 2003, 09:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Denize Bacoccina)
[ Thanks to Tom
Mathews for this link. ]
"Unemployed and living in one of the poorest areas of Sao Paulo
City, which has a high rate of violence and little to do,
19-year-old Jose Antonio de Oliveira Silva used to spend most of
his time at home.
"But that all changed with the opening in Cidade Tiradentes of a
'telecenter,' a free internet cafe set up by the local
"'Now I come here almost every day,' said Jose Antonio, who is
taking courses in computer and writing skills..."