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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 Legacy of Rio Olympics: 4,000 Families Evicted

The official website for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games proclaims on its ...

The World Cup Games Won’t Stop the Street Protests in Brazil

Brazil went through a roller coaster in June of 2013. Thousands of people overflowed ...

124 People Hold 12% of Brazil’s Wealth. Half of Population Survives on US$ 4 a Day

Brazil’s 124 richest people hold assets totaling 544 billion reais equivalent to 238.6 billion ...

124 People Hold 12% of Brazil’s Wealth. Half of Population Survives on US$ 4 a Day

Brazil’s 124 richest people hold assets totaling 544 billion reais equivalent to 238.6 billion ...

Brazil Thickens the Ranks of Its Middle Class by 40 Million in Less than a Decade

39.5 million Brazilians became part of the middle class between 2003 and May 2011, ...

Amid Poverty and Decaying Neighborhoods the Drug Business Is Thriving in Brazil

Grajaú Bus Terminal, São Paulo Capital South Region. For years, the government of São ...

Brazil’s Zero-Misery Plan Gets US$ 12.6 Bi a Year to Lift 16 Million

Brazil Without Misery (Plano Brasil sem Miséria) was launched this Thursday by the administration ...