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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, ...

Brazil and LatAm Fall Short on Millennium Development Goals

Fifteen out of the 24 Latin American and Caribbean nations, including Brazil, have met ...

A Simple and Practical Proposal to End Brazil’s Child Labor

Virgílio was 12 years old. His childhood was divided between attending school sporadically and ...

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 ...