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Fear Campaign in Brazil Hurts Marina and Helps Reelection of President Rousseff

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff effective television campaign seems to have eroded Marina Silva’s lead ...

World Cup and Olympics: Just Another Example of Brazil’s Perverted Generosity

Brazilian history begins with a gesture of inverted generosity: civilizing the native population, exploiting ...

Brazil Has Become a Land of Private Affluence and Public Penury

Years ago, retired Brazilians who were poor began to count upon a rural pension ...

UN Praises Brazil and Mexico for Social Programs to Deal with Crisis

The United Nations development chief today stressed the need for good social policies to ...

The Shame Katrina Blew Open and Brazil’s Eternal Katrina

The September 11 edition of Brazil’s daily O Globo carried a surprising piece of ...

Brazil’s Zero Hunger to Extend to Indians and Slaves Descendants

Brazil’s Ministry of Social Development and Hunger Alleviation, which currently distributes 6 million benefits through ...

Brazil’s Zero Hunger Presents Balance Sheet

Brazil government’s intention is to reach 6.5 million families with its Family Voucher (Bolsa ...