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Unhappy, Striking Brazilian Civil Servants Get 16% Raise and Go Back to Work

In Brazil, last weekend (August 25 and 26) was the deadline for striking federal ...

Green Protesters Might Be Right, But Brazil & Co Probably Won’t Listen to Them

Are urbanization and efforts toward environmental sustainability and land preservation compatible? Can we imagine ...

Brazil Deals with Indians after They Go All the Way to the OAS

Complaints by representatives of the local Indian groups in the Volta Grande do Xingu ...

Brazilian Court’s Latest Decision: Amazon’s Belo Monte Dam Is Off

In the latest chapter of a decades-long dramatic battle between environmentalists and the government ...

Brazil’s Pandora: Can the Amazon Dam Project Belo Monte Be Stopped?

It’s the biggest forest battle on Earth. The plot: a big government, in this ...

Lula’s Answer to Belo Monte’s Friendly Fire: We Can Do It Alone

Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva declared that the Belo Monte power plant ...