Author Archives: Eduardo A. de Oliveira

About Eduardo A. de Oliveira

Eduardo A. de Oliveira, an immigrant from Brazil, is a former contributor to Feet in 2 Worlds. He is a full-time health reporter for New England Ethnic News. He has covered issues such as Latinos and diabetes, childhood obesity, female genital circumcision, heart surgery with robotic technology and smoking. Additionally, he is a radio reporter for Portuguese-language WSRO (650 AM) in Framingham, Mass. He also writes a column about immigration topics for the Nashua Telegraph, a mainstream daily newspaper based in southern New Hampshire.

Immigrants, Physicians Look to Obama for Health Care Reform

By Eduardo A. de Oliveira and FI2W reporter When Barack Obama begins to focus on health reform as part of his lengthy to-do list, the new President probably won’t address the case of Pretinha, a 64-year-old undocumented housecleaner from…

A Brazilian Immigrant Journalist Looks Back at 2008

By Eduardo A. de Oliveira, EthnicNewz and FI2W reporter For millions of immigrant workers 2008 began with a sour taste in all the mouths they have to feed. Six months into 2007, Congress had drowned their highest hopes by killing…