Over the past 15 years, Brazil has created 19 million new formal jobs, the economy went into a rather prolonged period of full employment, and the quality of employment improved because on average wage gains were large and highest among poor workers.
We can save millions of children, women and men from dying or being injured in traffic accidents. Let us do it.
Sexism has no borders. It happens regardless of skin color, religion, ethnicity, age, or physical condition.
It is important to talk about rape culture. It is often between the lines of many narratives. It walks side by side with the notion that men are unable to control their instincts.
Brazilians have already been let down, disappointed, and outraged. And now, they have different concerns. And I don't mean carnival or soccer.
Santos has reported in three languages, in Latin America and the United States. She began her career in journalism in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, her home country. Santos says that this is where she "bore witness to violence, inequality and immeasurable hope."
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon ...
I am alive, I am an artist, I am gay, and I am HIV positive. I am who I am, and I enjoy every day of my life. This is a reason to be proud. Yes, it is.
By Yuri Soares and Maria Elena Nawar Yuri Soares is chief of development effectiveness at the Multilateral Investment Fu...
This Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14, the Baha'i community will for the first time on a global basis celebrate "Twin Holy Days" associated with the birthdays of the two Founders of their religion.
Brazil is moving, or rather running, towards extremism, intolerance and radicalization.
When stationed abroad, Foreign Service Officers may face dangers such as carjackings, bombings, or even assassination attempts. However, for some, the most serious threat may be a supernatural one: being cursed by a local witch doctor.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
The rolling hills of the coffee farms in Brazil looked something like I had imagined: expansive, lush with green trees and bright berries, winding dirt roads. It was a beautiful scene.
Brazil's economy is the 7th largest in the world at $2.4Tn - that's above Italy, India, Russia, Canada, Australia and just under France ($2.8Tn) and the UK.
Now What is a series I've wanted to do for a while now, mostly because I found myself asking that question at the end of a bunch of stories I've covered over the years. I honestly wanted to know what, if anything, could be done about a lot of these big, ongoing struggles -- with climate change, with homelessness, with food production, etc.