Economy

End of a Myth: Hydropower Doesn’t Mean Green Energy

From the Amazon Basin to boreal forests, and from the Mekong to the Himalayan ...

Roads, Railways, Waterways, Dams: an Elaborate Plan to Kill the Amazon

The Amazon’s rivers once were sufficient for commerce, now international commodities traders want to ...

A Brazilian Virus Called Odebrecht

Over the last 73 years, Odebrecht has become the leading construction company in Latin ...

President Wants to Welcome Again Foreigners to Own Land and Airlines in Brazil

Brazilian President Michel Temer will propose legislation to lift restrictions on foreign ownership of ...

The End of Brazil’s Richest Man: Bald and in Jail

Former Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista was arrested upon arrival at the Tom Jobim/Galeão International ...

Inter-American Court Rules Against Slave Work in Brazil

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has welcomed a call from the International Labor ...