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A child awaits for the distribution of meals by WFP (United Nations World Food Program)

G20 Is Not a Total Disaster. Brazil Is an Inspiration for Work Against Poverty

Suffering, starvation, mass displacement: Is the fight against extreme poverty, illness and war hopeless? ...

A crack addict in Brazil - Photo: Bruno Kelly

São Paulo’s Answer to Drugs: Police, Tractors and Forced Treatment

Last Sunday, São Paulo authorities dramatically deployed a “new” approach to dealing with drug ...

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. ...