Tag: poverty

    Brazilian emperor Dom Pedro II

    Emperor Dom Pedro’s Nightmare: Brazil Has Frozen in Time

    Were he to be resuscitated today, Brazil’s last emperor, Dom Pedro II, would feel ...

    In São Paulo, Brazil, the contrast between a favela house and boutique Daslu for millionaires

    Less than 1% of Brazilians Own 54% of Brazil’s Assets

    An estimated 130.000 Brazilians, or about 0.75% of the country's population, have financial assets ...

    Favela in Rio, part of the Alemão complex

    Brazil to Spend US$ 1.7 Billion to Help Over 1 Million in Rio’s Slums

    The Brazilian government will spend US$ 1.7 billion to bring running water and other ...

    Pope Benedict XVI meets Brazilian President Lula

    Pope in Brazil to Deliver Tough Talk on Poverty and Crime

    In his first full day in Brazil, pope Benedict XVI met for about 30 ...

    Brazilian child gets food

    Brazil and Arabs Join Same Team to Fight Hunger and Poverty

    Ministries of Social Development in Arab and South American countries are going to create ...

    Banana plantation

    Brazil’s Conference Wants World to End Poverty Selling Farm Goods

    Figures disclosed by the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) show that over 70% of ...

    House by the river on Brazil Amazon

    10 Million or 45% of Brazil’s Amazon Population Live on Less Than US$ 2 a Day

    Brazil may not achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals because parts of the country ...

    A cane-sugar plantation in the Northeast of Brazil

    Planting Sugarcane and Reaping Poverty and Eco-Degradation in Brazil

    On January 22 the Lula administration announced it will increase federal funding for Brazil’s ...

    Brazilian dinner

    Brazil’s Worst Poverty Is the Lack of Smarts and Feelings

    The federal government has distributed posters announcing that in the past few years the ...