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The Family Allowance was created by Lula - Ubirajara Machado/MDS

Brazil Cuts 5 Million People from Its Popular Social Program Bolsa Família

Since de-facto Brazilian President Michel Temer took office in August 2016, a total of ...

São Paulo's mayor shows what the population calls "pet food" - the Ballarini/SECOM

São Paulo’s Mayor Finds a Solution for Malnutrition in Schools: Human Pet Food

Brazilian prosecutors are probing a plan proposed by São Paulo Mayor João Doria that ...

Trash in the state of Ceará - Photo: Maristela Crispim

The Billions Stolen by Brazilian Politicians Are Hurting the Country’s Poorest

Brazil is currently facing its worst recession in decades while corruption allegations consume the ...

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 ...