Featured stories about Brazil
- Why a 64-Year-Old Brazilian Indigenous Leader Spent 26 Hours in a Tree 10 January 2014
- Brazil's ‘Silent Revolution’ in Education, Inspired by Portugal 8 January 2014
- Meet 5 Brazilian Women Who Do What They Love and Love What They Do 17 December 2013
- ‘People That Look Like Themselves': A Comic that Celebrates Natural Black Hair 24 November 2013
Latest stories about Brazil
8 March 2014
Farofa, pirão, beiju, funge. Meet four popular dishes made from the cassava root in Brazil and Angola.
27 February 2014
"The video that Globo doesn't wan't you to see", in which activist Rafucko exposes Globo's biased broadcast about demonstrations in Brazil.
22 February 2014
After the death of a cameraman hit by an object during a protest, Brazilian authorities are discussing legislative changes that will harden penalties for disobedience in protests.
21 February 2014
The Developing Latin America 2013 Apps Challenge selected 6 projects for the Regional acceleration stage, which seeks sustainable Apps with high social impact.
7 February 2014
Broadcast on a television soap opera to millions of Brazilians, a gay kiss has scored a goal in the fight against homophobia.
31 January 2014
During three months, reporters from Agência Pública sought to uncover the trail of investments of the National Bank of Economic and Social Development (BNDES) in infrastructure projects in the Amazon.
26 January 2014
The number of refugees accepted into Brazil practically tripled from 2012 to 2013.
24 January 2014
The documentary Somos Todos (We Are All), now available online, gives a voice to the former residents of the Pinheirinho community who lost their homes in January 2012.
27 December 2013
An auction in Mato Grosso do Sul raised one million Brazilian reals for armed security on farms "against indigenous occupations. Ruralists claimed the funds would not finance a militia.
19 December 2013
Pablo de Soto's research project discusses the control governments have over societies' shared goods, and establishes a connection between the commons and production as collectively owned resources.