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Brazil Police Strike: For Bahia Governor It’s Damned If He Does, Damned If He Doesn’t

Legislative Assembly, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. About 200 military policemen are occupying the Assembly.  They ...

Trash Brings Money and a New Culture to Brazil

Recycling still has a lot of growing to do in Brazil. Of the 5,560 ...

Brazil Offers Credit to Help End Widespread Trash Dumps

Garbage disposal is a common problem for all Brazilian cities. Most of them do ...

The Transfiguration of Trash Pickers in Brazil and Latin America

In Mexico they call them pepenadores. In Argentina they are known as  cartoneros. Brazilians ...

Half a Million Brazilians Survive Picking Up Trash

Gatherers of recyclable materials in Minas Gerais, Brazil will run a plastic-processing plant in the ...