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Armed police in Rio de Janeiro: protecting or provoking?

Laura Stacey considers the worrying rise in police violence.

Filed in: Brazil Violence

Rio communities unite in protest

Rival neighbourhoods have been united by demand for basic services ahead of the 2014 World Cup. Kate Steiker-Ginzberg reports.

Filed in: Activism Brazil Politics Society Sport

Before and after: the site of Brazil’s Belo Monte dam

Phil Clarke-Hill explains why locals have spent the last 20 years fighting the construction of the world’s third largest hydroelectric project.

Filed in: Brazil Dams Environment Indigenous Peoples

Once contacted, never conquered: heroes of the Amazon

A journalist, an expedition and the Arrow People add up to a life-changing read for David Hill.

Filed in: Brazil Indigenous Peoples

Is Vale working in mysterious ways?

Vanessa Baird ponders the treatment of a whistleblower on the eve of the Rio+20 Earth Summit.

Filed in: Brazil Mining

Rio+20: The Great Greenwashers

The UN Earth summit will take place June 20-22. Here’s introducing some of the worst environmental truth spinners trying to hijack the agenda.

Filed in: Agriculture Brazil Climate Change Finance Oil Sustainability

BRICS challenge dollar hegemony

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa team up to resist Western financial domination, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Brazil China Finance India Iran Russia South Africa United States World Bank

The boys in Brazil's favelas who shun violence

Gender activist Gary Barker sees young men who respect woman and are connected fathers.

Filed in: Brazil Women Youth

Oi! A Nova Musica Brasileira!

By Various Artists

Filed in: Brazil

Bank off!

Latin American countries are giving the World Bank and the IMF the boot.

Filed in: Argentina Brazil Economics Ecuador IMF Latin America Paraguay Venezuela World Bank

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