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A worker seen in a coffee farm during operation to identify slave workers in Minas Gerais state. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Slave Workers Rescued in Brazil Were as Young as Nine

A large Brazilian tobacco exporter has been charged with using slave labor in the ...

At first glance, the Cerrado looks barren. But the savanna boasts important aquifers and provides major carbon storage. Andressa Zumpano / Action Aid.

Only Now the World Is Starting to Learn How Vital Is Brazil’s Cerrado to Our Planet

On May 6, 2015, the Brazilian government officially recognized a special economic region, one ...

Brazil is the second country in the world with the highest number of cyber crimes

Brazil Still Lacking a Concerted National Effort to Fight Cybercrime

The subject of cybersecurity in Brazil has received considerable attention over the past year. ...

A motoboy in São Paulo delivering food

Underage Delivery App Workers Way Too Common in Brazil

Cases of children working for food delivery apps in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Forest Guardian Paulo Guajajara watches a loggers shack burn - Thomson Reuters Foundation/Max Baring

One Year After Guardian of the Forest’s Murder Nothing Has Changed in the Brazilian Amazon

Illegal loggers are operating unchecked in Brazil’s Amazon as coronavirus rages despite government vows ...