Human Rights

Brazilian police grab a protester - Photo: ABr

Being a Human Rights Activist Is High Risk in Brazil. 66 Were Killed Last Year Alone

According to a report by the Brazilian Committee for Human Rights Defenders, violence against ...

A child awaits for the distribution of meals by WFP (United Nations World Food Program)

G20 Is Not a Total Disaster. Brazil Is an Inspiration for Work Against Poverty

Suffering, starvation, mass displacement: Is the fight against extreme poverty, illness and war hopeless? ...

Favela residents protest against violence

Rio’s Favela Residents Go to Copacabana Beach to Denounce Violence and Authorities’ Neglect

Hundreds of favela residents have rallied on Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous Copacabana beach, weary ...

Netflix star Wagner Moura - Edison Vara/PressPhoto

Goodwill Ambassador Brazilian ‘Narcos’ Star Is on a Mission: End Slave Labor

As a boy growing up in Brazil’s impoverished northeastern state of Bahia, Brazilian actor ...

Victim was killed in the street in Alagoas state - Photo: Alagoas 24 Horas

Latin America’s Homicide Epidemic Can Be Cured. It Just Needs a New Approach

In the 1990s, the capital of Colombia’s mountainous Antioquia province Medellin had one of ...