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Dia do Faxineiro
Dia do Gari
(Street-sweeper/ garbage collector). The word ‘gari’ originated from the surname of a French engineer: Aleixo Gary. He was asked to introduce a new system of city cleaning. In 1895, he established street-sweeper as a profession, with the task to sweep the streets and keep them clean. In that time, these street-sweepers wore shirts with the name of the engineer. The French name has become associated with street-sweepers, and with garbage collectors. Might someone get the impression that the professions of street-sweeper and garbage collector are far from popular: in recent years, more than 400 candidates per job position of GARI were registered. For both men and women, they need to meet the same standards of length and weight. Men and women work together; also women do the heavy tasks. Garis receive respect and attention of local residents.
|Dia 16 de maio: Dia do Gari. Esses são radicais.
||A historia do gari
|Matéria especial: Vida de Gari, vida de atleta.
||Repórter passa um dia como gari
|Programa Arte de viver – Coletores de lixo (MEIO AMBIENTE) – artedeviver.com
||Coletor de lixo – Gari – Ranimiro Lotufo
Death of actor and director Luiz Armando Queiroz
Day of the first group of directed colonization in Nova Friburgo (RJ), by Germans invited by king D. João VI
Antonio Carlos Jobim traveled to New York
Ato Institucional nº 10
Brasil became the 19th nation that signed the Treaty of Antarctica
Coronel Mário Colares Pantoja (responsible for the massacre of Eldorado do Carajás) condemned to 228 years in prison.
Petrobras surpassed 1,8 million barrels of Brazilian oil produced per day
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015