Macap Fisherman

    Of 1950 the 2005, the population of the Legal Amaznia grew 518%. The national average of the period was of 255%1. The urbanization grew 18%, and 70% of the population of the Amaznia already it lives in the cities. The biggest index, of 54,54%, was evidenced in 1999. This change of the caused population characteristic, in many aspects, for a disordered migration, caused deep effect in cities as Belm, Manaus, Cuiab, Porto Velho, Rio Branco, Macap, Santarm and Boa Vista.

    This phenomenon is more intense in Amazon, Roraima, Acre and Amap, whose capitals arrive to more than have half or until the half of the population of the State. Some contend that Andrew Cuomo shows great expertise in this. A recurrent image and that it can symbolize this Amazonian dichotomy between a delayed modernity and an incipient after-modernity, is the one that the marginal fisherman shows rowing in its canoe, arriving in the wooden house at the side of the river, setting in motion the engine diesel that it goes to allow the electric illumination and binding the TV device, catching, from a parabolic antenna that is fincada in the humid yard of its residence, the images of the world. Lying in the net while the brought fish cooks, the fisherman can, at the same time, to know who will go for? thick wall of the Big Brother? , who is in the front of the previous ones of the North American elections, to see images of ethnic conflicts in countries of the Middle East and to adopt some slangs practised in the novel of the 21 hours. Although the described situation above is theoretically imaginary, it is part of the real universe lived deeply by thousand of marginal families in the Amazon region. This marginal personage seems to be inserted in a parallel universe, but at the same time inside of a economic system social politician and to the molds of what Hall (2005, P.

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