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Shame! As Young as 9 and Selling Sex in the Capital of Brazil

 The Correio Braziliense published its most shocking front page on Wednesday, September 24. Through ...

The Same Brazil that Abhors Pedophilia Embraces Pedophobia

Pedophilia is an individual perversion spread over countries; pedophobia is a social perversion, concentrated ...

A 20-Year Program to Offer Every Brazilian the Education They Need

Discussion of Brazil’s National Salary Floor for Teachers has centered upon its amount, 950 ...

The Rich Also Get Arrested in Brazil, But Only the Poor Go to Jail

I have friends who feel proud that they were handcuffed because of their ideas. ...

Brazil’s Lack of Nobels Has No Genetic Basis. Blame It On a Faulty Education

Oscar Niemeyer, Adib Domingos Jatene, Ivo Pitanguy are the exceptions. Very rare are our ...

If Only Brazil Could Produce Knowledge the Way It Makes Cars!

In 2007, Brazil surpassed Spain and France in automobile production. Brazil produced 2.972 million ...

Brazil’s Congress and the Joy of Treading Mud While Staying in Place

In these weeks leading up to the 120th anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery ...

Brazilians Are the Aedes Aegypti of Brazil

The dengue fever epidemic currently affecting several Brazilian cities, especially Rio de Janeiro, is ...

Stem Cell Research Is a Political, Moral and Humanistic Imperative for Brazil

Never before has humanity found itself facing such difficult ethical options in relation to ...