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In Brazil, Favela-based Community News Outlets Are Blossoming

Unhappy with the portrayal of her community in the mainstream press, single mother Carla ...

12 Million Brazilians Live in Shantytowns. 94% Say They Are Happy

A survey conducted in 63 slums, or favelas, in 35 cities throughout Brazil, shows ...

Rio Favelas Are Hurting the Brazilian Army

Rio’s favelas are not good for the Brazilian army. Conflict resolution is not the ...

Rio Slum Taken from Druglords Gets a Two-Mile Cable Car System

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff inaugurated a cable car system in the Rio slum of ...

There’s a Cure for Brazil’s Slums. It’s Called Napalm

The Lefts are amusing. They’ve always stood up for banditism, claiming that criminality is ...

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 ...

Brazil’s Lula Decides to Compete with Mobsters Offering Help to Favelas

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced this Monday, July 1st, in Rio ...

Brazilian Architect Shows in the US How to Make Slums Home

Brazilian Jorge Mário Jáuregui, an architect and urban designer who has been working in ...