Poverty

    Guarani mother - Carla Antonini

    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 ...

    Brazilian poverty

    Despite Recent Progress Brazil Still a Long Way from Equality

    Over the past decade, income inequality and poverty in Latin America have been on ...

    Poverty in Brazil

    The Official Outlook: Brazil to Eradicate Poverty by 2016

    If Brazil is able to maintain the same rate of poverty reduction and income ...

    São Paulo's Morumbi favela

    It’s Back to Poverty for Half a Million Middle-Class Brazilians

    Prosperity seems to be a rare commodity these days in Brazil. Over half a ...

    Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    In 6 Years, 3 Million Brazilians Left Poverty Behind

    In Brazil, three million people crossed the poverty threshold over the last six years ...

    Trash dump in Brazil

    So Rich Brazil, So Many Poor Brazilians!

    A few days ago, I thoroughly enjoyed reading the book Lula of Brazil: The ...

    Brazilian poor

    Brazil Cuts in Half Number of Extremely Poor

    Seven years before the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Brazil is showing ...

    Zero Hunger Czar Says All Brazilians Will Have Food by the End of 2006

    Through its social programs, the Brazilian federal government hopes, by the end of 2006, ...