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  • Article: Students and Teachers Across Brazil Protest Against Education Funding Cuts

    Students and Teachers Across Brazil Protest Against Education Funding Cuts

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 16, 2019

    The government announced it will freeze 30% of education funding due to financial crisis. Read more

  • Article: Is Poverty or Prejudice Driving Removal of Brazil's Indigenous Children?

    Is Poverty or Prejudice Driving Removal of Brazil's Indigenous Children?

    Oct. 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Indigenous children are growing up in care, so who is best placed to look after vulnerable kids. Read more

  • Article: This Taxi Service Is Making Transportation Accessible to São Paulo's Poorest

    This Taxi Service Is Making Transportation Accessible to São Paulo's Poorest

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Sept. 11, 2018

    Over half of São Paulo's population lives in slums called favelas. Read more

  • Article: Yet Another Bird Has Gone Extinct in the Last 10 Years

    Yet Another Bird Has Gone Extinct in the Last 10 Years

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Sept. 5, 2018

    Almost 1,500 bird species are now threatened — and humans are to blame. Read more

  • Article: 11 Stunning Photos of This Week's Most Powerful Moments from Around the World

    11 Stunning Photos of This Week's Most Powerful Moments from Around the World

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|July 27, 2018

    From children cooling off in sweltering heat to calls for justice, these images are striking. Read more

  • Article: Brazil's Infant Mortality Rate Rose for the First Time in Over 25 Years

    Brazil's Infant Mortality Rate Rose for the First Time in Over 25 Years

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|July 18, 2018

    Health experts say the Zika virus outbreak and the economic crisis are to blame. Read more

  • Article: Malala Calls Trump's Family Separation Policy 'Cruel' and 'Inhumane'

    Malala Calls Trump's Family Separation Policy 'Cruel' and 'Inhumane'

    By Daniele Selby|July 12, 2018

    The Nobel Prize winner criticized the policy during a visit to Rio de Janeiro. Read more

  • Article: The World Lost 40 Football Fields of Tropical Forest Every Minute in 2017

    The World Lost 40 Football Fields of Tropical Forest Every Minute in 2017

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 29, 2018

    The amount of funding doesn’t match the scale of the problem. Read more