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Brazil: The Shame of Being the World’s 7th Largest Economy

In the 19th century, Victor Hugo refused to shake hands with Pedro II, the ...

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 ...

President Dilma Can Get a Place in History by Having Rich and Poor Kids in the Best Schools

In her first post-election speech, President-elect Dilma Rousseff made a commitment to eradicating misery. ...

Brazil Believes It Can Have Social Indicators of Rich Country in 6 Years

Brazil may achieve social indicators similar to those of developed countries by 2016 if ...

Christmas Boom for Brazil’s Beggars

A few years I wrote an article about a woman selling sweets on the ...

Enough of Good News, Brazil! Time to Build a Fairer Society Now

A number of events has projected Brazil into the headlines of international news, besides ...

A Lesson Brazil Is Learning: We Are the Wealth

Recently, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) held a meeting in Cairo, Egypt, to ...

Brazil Hosts International Meeting to Fight Poverty and Spread Wealth

Brazil will be hosting from Wednesday, August 5, to Friday, August 7, the International ...