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Brazil and its democracy

The attempts to push the current President Dilma Rousseff out of power echo the country’s dark past, writes Bruno De Oliveira.

Filed in: Brazil

Country profile: Brazil

Jan Rocha on the challenges and paradoxes in one of the world’s most unequal countries.

Filed in: Brazil Politics Society

Brazil, don't panic. Capitalism has an unfixable bug

Capitalism is falling across the globe, not just in the South American country, argues Bruno De Oliveira.

Filed in: Brazil Economics Media

Are we going to sit back and wait for the next mine waste disaster?

Following a recent tragedy in Brazil, Jennifer Krill wonders when environmental laws are going to be enforced.

Filed in: Brazil Disasters Environment Mining Rivers

From the fields of Brazil to the streets of Paris

Yesterday’s climate demonstrations in Paris were deeply personal for Rafaela Borges.

Filed in: Brazil Environment France

New anti-terrorism law threatens Brazil’s civil society

Human rights could be undermined, reports Melanie Hargreaves.

Filed in: Brazil Law Terrorism

Staying alive

Visibility offers no protection for trans people in Brazil. Amanda Palha analyses the roots of violence and exclusion faced by her community – and its fight to stay alive.

Filed in: Brazil Gay Rights Human Rights Society

Sun, sea and tax

In this podcast, the Tax Justice Network  look at tax dodgers from Mexico to Brazil.

Filed in: Brazil Mexico

Brazilian indigenous group expels illegal loggers

The Amazon Ka’apor community takes the struggle for sovereignty into its own hands, Phil Clarke Hill and Ruy Sposati show.

Filed in: Brazil Indigenous Peoples

Brazil’s ‘machismo’: a licence for abuse

Melanie Hargreaves looks at the impact of one ‘safe house’ providing haven in a sea of domestic violence.

Filed in: Brazil Women

Corporate profit trumps common sense in Brazil

Anne Petermann on why newly approved GMO trees are bad news – and illegal.

Filed in: Brazil Environment Forests

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