Poverty

Majority of Brazilians Oppose Lula’s Anti-Hunger Programs

For the first time, negative evaluations by the Brazilian population with regard to the ...

Brazil Gets World’s Only International Poverty Center

Brazil is the site of the world’s only International Poverty Center. The idea is ...

In Brazil 10% (18 Million) Are Indigent. Argentina and Mexico Have It Worse.

A quarter of the Latinamerican population subsists on less than US$ 2 per day, ...

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 ...