#Brazil

  • Article: Brazil Is Giving Away Free Preventative HIV Pills to 50,000 People in the Next 5 Years
    Health

    Brazil Is Giving Away Free Preventative HIV Pills to 50,000 People in the Next 5 Years

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 12, 2017

    The pills retail for over $1,600 in the United States. Read more

  • Article: 20,000 Homeless Brazilians Marched 20 KM to Demand Affordable Housing in Sao Paulo
    Citizenship

    20,000 Homeless Brazilians Marched 20 KM to Demand Affordable Housing in Sao Paulo

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 2, 2017

    In Brazil, 1.2 million people are either homeless or “precariously housed.” Read more

  • Article: Gummy Bear Maker Haribo Investigating Reports of Slavery on Brazil Plantations
    Citizenship

    Gummy Bear Maker Haribo Investigating Reports of Slavery on Brazil Plantations

    Oct. 27, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A documentary alleged that workers producing a key ingredient were trapped in modern-day slavery. Read more

  • Article: Brazil’s Hunger Solution for Its Poorest Children? ‘Human Pet Food’
    Food & Hunger

    Brazil’s Hunger Solution for Its Poorest Children? ‘Human Pet Food’

    By David Brand|Oct. 20, 2017

    The mayor of Latin America’s biggest city wants poor kids to eat dried food pellets to curb hunger. Read more

  • Article: Why Environmental Activists Around the World May Be In Danger
    Environment

    Why Environmental Activists Around the World May Be In Danger

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 25, 2017

    Last year was the most deadly year for activists, but 2017 is on track to be similarly violent. Read more

  • Article: Gold Miners Are Being Investigated for Brutal Killing of Indigenous Tribe in Amazon
    Environment

    Gold Miners Are Being Investigated for Brutal Killing of Indigenous Tribe in Amazon

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 11, 2017

    “They even bragged about cutting up the bodies and throwing them in the river.” Read more

  • Article: Brazil Federal Court Blocks President’s Effort to Open Amazon to Gold Mining
    Environment

    Brazil Federal Court Blocks President’s Effort to Open Amazon to Gold Mining

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 30, 2017

    The world's biggest rainforest lives to see another day. Read more

  • Article: Brazil’s President Will Allow the Amazon Rainforest to Be Mined for Gold
    Environment

    Brazil’s President Will Allow the Amazon Rainforest to Be Mined for Gold

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 24, 2017

    "[A] gold rush in the region could create irreversible damage to these cultures." Read more