This article was originally published on NACLA News, a new source of news and analysis on Latin America and the Caribbean produced by the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA). Luiz Inácio Lula da […]
Source: IRC Americas Breaking down the fences of the large estates was not as difficult as fighting the technological packages of the transnationals,” Huli recounts as he sits in his kitchen and pours hot water […]
Source: Center for Economic and Policy Research For Immediate Release: September 22, 2006 Contact: Mark Weisbrot, 202-746-7264Dan Beeton, 202-256-6116 (cell) WASHINGTON – The Center For Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) today released its issue brief, “Brazil’s […]
Pressure from international environmental groups and growing criticism from Ecuador´s government has forced Brazil´s national oil company Petrobras to abandon plans to build an access road into Yasuni National Park (located in the Ecuadorian Amazon). […]
"We have come to learn, to build solidarity, and to strengthen the brotherhood and sisterhood between our movements," said Yasira, an MST representative who is visiting Zapatista communities in the highlands of the Southern Mexican […]
According to polls, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has emerged unscathed from the political crisis of corruption his government suffered in 2005. With his popularity on the rise, it is likely he will be reelected for another four years in October.
The Brazilian government plans to hand out over a billion free condoms to its citizens this year in a massive effort to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. "The government campaign in Brazil is straightforward, like […]
Sydney Possuelo, a Brazilian explorer who made a career out of finding and protecting indigenous tribes, was fired for criticizing government officials. Possuelo compared his boss to the "ranchers, land-grabbers, miners, and loggers" who have […]