Tag: poverty

    Paraisópolis favela, São Paulo, Brazil

    Brazil: The Shame of Being the World’s 7th Largest Economy

    In the 19th century, Victor Hugo refused to shake hands with Pedro II, the ...

    A big hole in Brazilian street

    Brazil Has Become a Land of Private Affluence and Public Penury

    Years ago, retired Brazilians who were poor began to count upon a rural pension ...

    Brazilian kids with books

    President Dilma Can Get a Place in History by Having Rich and Poor Kids in the Best Schools

    In her first post-election speech, President-elect Dilma Rousseff made a commitment to eradicating misery. ...

    Favela in Rio

    Brazil Believes It Can Have Social Indicators of Rich Country in 6 Years

    Brazil may achieve social indicators similar to those of developed countries by 2016 if ...

    Boy cleaning car in Brazil

    Christmas Boom for Brazil’s Beggars

    A few years I wrote an article about a woman selling sweets on the ...

    Lula gets mobbed by fans in Rocinha favela, Rio de Janeiro

    Enough of Good News, Brazil! Time to Build a Fairer Society Now

    A number of events has projected Brazil into the headlines of international news, besides ...

    Brazilian people

    A Lesson Brazil Is Learning: We Are the Wealth

    Recently, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) held a meeting in Cairo, Egypt, to ...

    International Symposium on Social Development

    Brazil Hosts International Meeting to Fight Poverty and Spread Wealth

    Brazil will be hosting from Wednesday, August 5, to Friday, August 7, the International ...