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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 ...

Brazil’s Lula Reaffirms Commitment to Family Vouchers

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva reaffirmed Saturday, June 4, his commitment to, ...

Brazil’s Inequality: 1% of Richest Have as Much as 50% of Poorest

The 1.7 million wealthiest Brazilians, which correspond to 1% of the country’s population, have ...

Transplants in Brazil: What Kills Is Waiting In Line

More than half the transplant surgeries in Latin America are performed in Brazil, and ...

A New and Improved Gold Rush

One decade after the first gold rush, the mob is back again in Serra ...