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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 ...

Brazil Cuts in Half Number of Extremely Poor

Seven years before the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Brazil is showing ...

Brazil’s Bolsa Família Is Good for the Poor But Bad for Poverty

Recently we witnessed President Lula’s great victory, thanks to a program directed to the ...

Zero Hunger Czar Says All Brazilians Will Have Food by the End of 2006

Through its social programs, the Brazilian federal government hopes, by the end of 2006, ...

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, ...