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Braz Menezes

Braz Menezes was born in the British colony of Kenya to immigrant parents from Goa (Portuguese India). He attended racially segregated schools to the age of seventeen, during which he also spent two years in a Jesuit-run boarding school in Goa. After graduation (Architecture) he travelled to Liverpool (UK) on a Royal Commonwealth Scholarship to study urban planning. He returned to Kenya in 1966. However within a decade, deteriorating political conditions forced him to bring his family to Canada...See more