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Most Kids in Brazil’s Shelters Are Not Orphans. 87% Have Family.

What is referred to as structural violence is the main reason that Brazilian children ...

A Unicef Seal to Help 8 Million Poor Kids from Brazil

Brazil’s cabinet ministers, state governors, mayors, NGO and business leaders yesterday launched an unprecedented ...

What Brazil Needs Most Is Wealth Transfer

Among the experiences presented in BrasÀ­lia at the 32nd Session of the United Nations ...

Lula to Address the Poor in Brazil and the Rich in Davos

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is going to land in Davos, Switzerland, ...

Progress Should Spare Brazil’s Severinos

In front of the luxury hotels on Porto de Galinhas beach in southern Pernambuco ...

Global Call Asks for Debt Amnesty for Poor Countries, in Brazil

More than 80 institutional representatives of civil society from around the world reunited in ...

Salvador, Brazil, Made Me Do It

I am 5500 miles from home, and I’ve just met a fellow member of ...

At Half Time, Lula Vows Again to Tackle Brazil’s Social Ills

As the Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva government completes two years in office and ...

Half of Brazilian Children Live on Less than US$ 1.5 a Day

Between four and five of every ten children in Brazil are poor. 27.4 million ...

Brazil’s Lula: “From Head to Toe’ Committed to Poverty and Education

Speaking at a meeting on educational policy, president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva declared ...