Poverty

    Rio train painted with athletes and work from Cândido Portinari - Daniel Ramalho/Rio2016

    How the Rio Olympic Games Helped the Wealthy and Hurt the Poor

    The Olympic Games revealed the deep socioeconomic and political contradictions of Brazil and helped ...

    By Law Kids Cannot Hold a Job in Brazil. Three Million of Them Work Anyway

    Brazil’s Prosecution Service for Labor (MPT) is launching a national campaign against child labor. ...

    Inter-American Court Rules Against Slave Work in Brazil

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

    Brazil Indians Dying from Extreme Poverty and for Lack of Food, Water

    Brazil’s National Food Security and Nutrition (CONSEA) submitted recommendations to several federal and state ...

    A shantytown in Rio

    A New UN Poverty Index Shows Brazil with an Improvement of 20% in Six Years

    Brazil’s Multidimensional Poverty Index (“MPI”) has dropped by 22.5% in six years. According to ...

    Brazilian kid in trash dump

    Brazil, a Poor Country Mired in Lies, Hostage to Greedy Political Parties

    The results of research recently published by the IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and ...