#Brazil

  • Article: This Brazilian City Is Solving Plastic Waste and Poverty at the Same Time
    Environment

    This Brazilian City Is Solving Plastic Waste and Poverty at the Same Time

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|April 13, 2018

    “For me it is empowering – it has given me work and given me a social life.” Read more

  • Article: Brazil Just Protected 559,000 Square Miles of Ocean From Fishing and Mining
    Environment

    Brazil Just Protected 559,000 Square Miles of Ocean From Fishing and Mining

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 29, 2018

    The reserves are home to immense biodiversity. Read more

  • Article: Public Schools in Four Brazilian Cities Will Go Vegan by 2019
    Food & Hunger

    Public Schools in Four Brazilian Cities Will Go Vegan by 2019

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 26, 2018

    It’s a world first. Read more

  • Article: An Openly Gay Black Female Politician Was Murdered in Brazil — And Now Thousands Are Protesting
    Citizenship

    An Openly Gay Black Female Politician Was Murdered in Brazil — And Now Thousands Are Protesting

    By Daniele Selby|March 16, 2018

    Marielle Franco was critical of police brutality in Brazil’s impoverished favelas, where she grew up Read more

  • Article: Emma Thompson's Message On Empowerment Is Something We All Need to Hear
    Girls & Women

    Emma Thompson's Message On Empowerment Is Something We All Need to Hear

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 1, 2018

    Nearly 70% of British women didn't report harassment to police. And Thompson has something to say. Read more

  • 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