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World Bank Tells Brazil to Fight Poverty If It Wants to Catch Up with China

Brazil and the other countries in Latin America need to be more aggressive in ...

Morumbi Favela spreaded around the rich Morumbi neiborhood in São Paulo, Brazil

Brazil Is a Fearless Country. And That’s Its Weakness.

Last week during a flight between Paris and Baku, Azerbaijan, I had the opportunity ...

39 Million or 20% of Brazilians Live on Government Charity

A report just released by Brazil’s government statistical bureau (IBGE), "Education and Access to Transfer ...

Bono Waxes Enthusiastic About Brazil Lula’s Battle on Poverty

U2 Irish rock band leader and social activist Bono met privately on Sunday, February ...

Sugarcane cutter in Brazil

Inequality Is As Brazilian As the Weather and the Beaches

On Sunday, February 5, the Brazilian TV program Fantástico presented three shocking reports. One ...

Brazil’s Misery Index Drops 2%: 25% Still Live Below Poverty Line

Brazil’s misery index fell 8% between 2003 and 2004, according to a study entitled ...

Government Declares Brazil’s Zero Hunger a Success

2005 was "very positive" for Brazil as far as activities to combat poverty are ...

Brazilian Expatriates Are a Main Reason for Less Poverty in Brazil

Despite some progress over the past two years, poverty in Latinamerica and the Caribbean ...

In Brazil, 43% of Blacks and 20% of Whites Live Below Poverty Line

The majority of Brazil’s poor population is formed by blacks. This is what researchers ...

‘We Share Same Objectives,” Says Bush Referring to Brazil’s Lula

In an interview with a group of journalists, prior to his departure for Argentina, ...