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An Unflattering Portrait: Half of Brazilian Seniors Are Illiterate

A just-released report on Brazil's urban senior citizens – 60 or older – shows ...

Illiteracy Rate in Some Brazilian States Runs from 20 to 30%

A 2004 survey found that Brazil’s illiteracy rate was 11.4%; that is, 11.4% of ...

Illiteracy Falls in Brazil, But It’s Still the Lot of 10.5%

Despite the progress that has occurred in education in recent years, illiteracy persisted among ...

In Brazil, Rural Illiteracy Is 27%

There was a decline in Brazil’s illiteracy rate between 1993 and 2003, according to ...

Sixteen Million Illiterates in Brazil Over 15

The United Nations Education, Science, and Culture Organization (Unesco) celebrated International Literacy Day on ...