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A peasant from Petrolina, Pernambuco, in the Brazilian Northeast

The US-Brazil Accord on Ethanol Is Good for GDP But Very Bad for Rural Poor

During Bush’s visit to Brazil thousands of poor, rural members of the international Via ...

Sugar cane cutter in Brazil

Ambassador Denies that Brazil Has Ethanol Slaves

The ambassador of Brazil in Great Britain, José MaurÀ­cio Bustani, in a letter published ...

American President George W. Bush and the first lady arrive in Brazil

Snubbing Chavez and Seducing Brazil Are Two Sides of Same Bush Game

George W. Bush’s trip to Latin America this month is the most ambitious attempt ...

A sugarcane plantation in Brazil

Ethanol: US and EU Get on a Road Brazil Has Been for 20 Years

Brazilians may double or even triple their ethanol production over the next 15 years. ...

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 ...

Sugarcane is cut many times by slave labor

Brazil Accused of Getting Biofuel with Slave Labor

Producing fuels from sugarcane, castor bean, and soybeans – the so-called biofuels – is ...

Ethanol and gasoline station in Brazil

Brazil’s Ethanol to Quench 10% of World’s Thirst for Gasoline

Brazil, India, China, the United States and the European Union have created a forum ...

Oil pipeline in São Sebastião on the São Paulo coast, Brazil

Brazil Gets Ethanol/Gasoline/Diesel Pipeline

The Brazilian southern state of Paraná will have a multi-pipeline, which will transport alcohol ...

Brazil's former Agriculture Minister, Roberto Rodrigues

Brazil Betting Ethanol Will Change World’s Trade Relations

Brazil's agroenergy sector, especially ethanol, has recently attracted foreign investment of around US$ 1 ...

An ethanol distillery in the state of Paraná, south of Brazil

Brazil Expects Half of Its Ethanol Industry to Be Foreign Owned

The participation of foreign capital in the Brazilian ethanol industry should reach 50% in ...