Regions / Brazil
Forced evictions are happening throughout Brazil in advance of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, exacerbating the country's growing inequality.
Latin American leaders are reclaiming a right to differentiate their views from Washington's—and refusing to render it diplomatic tribute.
NSA spying is sullying Washington's relationship with nearly every one of its global partners and competitors.
The lesson from the streets of Brazil, Turkey, and the Arab world is to avoid underestimating social movements still in their infancy.
With a million people demonstrating in the streets of Brazil, everyone's scrambling to understand how a 20-cent bus fare hike turned into a social revolt.
This article addresses the tactics used by corporations to appear as though they have solutions to environmental problems while, in reality, they are continuing the policies that cause the most environmental degradation.
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
Indigenous groups, who have traditionally served as Morales's support base, protested the road's construction, which would have bisected their territory.
With two years to go before the World Cup in Brazil, already people are questioning the massive evictions caused by the Cup's enormous infrastructure projects and the legal privileges that must be conceded to the all-powerful FIFA, which has set itself up as a kind of super-state capable of imposing its own laws and special tribunals.
A new book describes an attempt to map uncontacted tribes in the Amazon without contacting them.