9 February 2024

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BBC programme to feature story behind Gort becoming known as ‘Little Brazil’

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BBC programme to feature story behind Gort becoming known as ‘Little Brazil’

A special programme is to be broadcast on BBC to tell the story of how Gort become known as ‘little Brazil’

Gort is known for having a large Brazilian population, and the history of this will be explored on the BBC World Service – the world’s largest external broadcaster

The programme will be broadcast at 8:50 next Thursday February 15th, and will be available online afterwards on the BBC website

The edition of Witness History sees presenter Vicky Farncombe follow the story of Luciemeire Trinidade – who moved to Gort from Brazil 25 years ago

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