In northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.
A group of protesters in Rio de Janeiro has decided to bring the demonstration to the doorstep of Governor Sergio Cabral.
Striking teachers from Rio de Janeiro's schools held a demonstration in front of Gov. Sergio Cabral’s palace demanding higher wages and better work conditions.
Occupy Cabral is a movement of young activists, students, and unrepresented people of Rio de Janeiro. They are asking for change — and some are demanding the resignation of Governor Cabral.
Bolsa Familia, the Brazilian government's much-admired social welfare program, is constantly being reworked and readjusted to make it more effective. Henrique Luis Paiva explains how they do it.
Free treatment for all AIDS patients is said to be impractical in a developing country. It is expensive and difficult--but not impossible as Brazil has proven.
Can Brazil's cash transfer program be the single magic bullet to ensure poverty reduction? Not if the free public healthcare system does not work.
Community mapping is helping people in the Amazon assert their rights on the land where they have lived for generations.
If India plans to emulate the cash transfer program of Brazil, it needs to remember one thing - the program there is not about reducing subsidies, but increasing the efficiency of aid delivery.
The tide of brain drain – from developing countries to industrialized nations – has turned. Human capital is now returning home to Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Africa.
Reverse brain drain means twofold "brain gain" for Brazil as the global recession pulls native Brazilians home and, with them, a wave of European migrants leaving their austerity stricken homelands.
Brazil, with its growing economy, has become a magnet for immigration. Former Rio slums attract young, hip European immigrants looking for cheap housing.