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Inter-American Court Rules Against Slave Work in Brazil

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has welcomed a call from the International Labor ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Despite Recent Progress Brazil Still a Long Way from Equality

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

The Official Outlook: Brazil to Eradicate Poverty by 2016

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

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 ...

In 6 Years, 3 Million Brazilians Left Poverty Behind

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

So Rich Brazil, So Many Poor Brazilians!

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