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Death Penalty: UN Backs Brazil and 9 Others’ Call for Executions Moratorium

Today the UN General Assembly endorsed the call for a worldwide moratorium on executions ...

Brazil Police Dismiss UN Criticism and Say Their Action Curbs Murders

The Secretariat of Public Security from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in response to criticism ...

Farm Subsidies Perpetuate Underdevelopment, Says Brazil President

Brazilian President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, standing before the United Nations General Assembly ...

At UN, Brazilian President Blasts Rich Nations for Not Sharing Wealth

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva at the opening of the UN General ...

Brazil’s Lula Will Be Hammering on Climate Change and Biofuel in NY

Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will promote the country's biofuel initiatives during ...

Brazil’s Lula Called On to Soften Bush’s Heart on World Poverty

The United Nations seems to be failing to deliver on its  first Millennium Development ...

Brazil Cuts in Half Number of Extremely Poor

Seven years before the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Brazil is showing ...

House by the river on Brazil Amazon

10 Million or 45% of Brazil’s Amazon Population Live on Less Than US$ 2 a Day

Brazil may not achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals because parts of the country ...

UN Project in Brazil Will Help 100,000 Poor from Northeast

More than 100,000 poor Brazilians are expected to benefit from a United Nations-backed development ...

Brazil’s Media Project Wins UN Award

Youth Citizenship Network, a project developed by Brazil’s NGO Communitarian Image Association (AIC), from ...