Regions / Brazil
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.
Brazil is a front-runner for a seat in a restructured UN Security Council.
Admission of a Brazilian dissident to the U.S. not as magnanimous as it looks.
Crime syndicates and militias need to provide benefits to communities to survive.
On Oct. 31, Brazilians elected their new president, Worker's Party (PT) candidate, Dilma Rousseff.