Poverty

Brazil and LatAm Fall Short on Millennium Development Goals

Fifteen out of the 24 Latin American and Caribbean nations, including Brazil, have met ...

222 Million: the Official Number of Latin America’s Extremely Poor

In spite of recent advances Latinamerica still has 222 million people living in extreme ...

Brazil’s Lula Reaffirms Commitment to Family Vouchers

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva reaffirmed Saturday, June 4, his commitment to, ...

Brazil’s Inequality: 1% of Richest Have as Much as 50% of Poorest

The 1.7 million wealthiest Brazilians, which correspond to 1% of the country’s population, have ...

Some Lessons from Brazil to Fight World Poverty

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced that, during his visit to New ...

Brazil: More Power to Quilombos

Quilombos are rural Afro-Brazilian communities that originated in the 17th century with the rebellion ...

In the World’s Hunger Ranking Brazil Is 27

The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Program (FAO) released a report in Rome, ...