Tag: Venezuela

Venezuelan Refugees End Up as Slave Workers in Brazil

After crossing the border from crisis-hit Venezuela into Brazil in late 2019, Henrique had ...

Women walk along the Dutra highway to reach Guarulhos International Airport - Photo by Thomson Reuters Foundation

Victims of Human Trafficking These Women Are Jailed in Brazil as Drug Mules

Helena had been struggling to provide for her six-year-old son in Africa’s island nation ...

Venezuelan refugees receive temporary shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil - Marcelo Camargo/ABr

85,000 Venezuelan Refugees Fled to Brazil, Many of Them Children

Fleeing poverty and hunger, at least 1,000 Venezuelan children arrived at Brazil’s main entry ...

Brazilian President-elect Jair Messias Bolsonaro

Brazil’s President-elect Is No Trump. He Was Even a Hugo Chávez Admirer

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president-elect, is sometimes referred to as the Brazilian Trump (Economist, 2017), ...

President Michel Temer addresses the opening of the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) in New York - Cesar Itiberê/PR

Since 1945, Brazil Has Been a Voice for Peace in the United Nations

Brazil has had a longstanding relationship with the United Nations. In a recent speech ...

Guatemalan women fleeing their country

In Brazil, US VP Sends Message: Build Your Lives in Your Homeland

US Vice President, Mike Pence, said that Latin American migrants who “cannot come legally” ...