Brazil's far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, threatens to slash funding to sociology and philosophy departments. It was just the opening shot in a new battle against the humanities.
Brazil's deforestation rate is back up. The UN Security Council has three main options.
Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro, once a judge who oversaw a massive and successful anti-corruption operation, is accused of improperly directing prosecutors in a case against a former president.
Four former presidents have been accused of corruption after Operation Carwash.
Plenty of Western officials and media outlets have criticized Libra – but it's not meant for them.
Sergio Moro, the judge in charge of the Operation Car Wash corruption investigation, and Brazil's new justice minister, is at the centre of his own scandal.
Street art promotes public dialogue on social justice issues and can lead to opportunities for learning outside of formal schooling.
Brazil's new president was elected on promises to radically restructure Brazil. But proposed education spending cuts and curricular changes have students and teachers marching in the streets.
Population growth is creating a huge demand for infrastructure, even as environmental risks grow. To detect problems early, satellites can provide rich data to help assess infrastructure "health".
The Confederate flag debate has arrived to Brazil, pitting black activists against the Brazilian descendants of soldiers who fled the South after the Civil War.
Violence against LGBTQ people in Brazil is at an all-time high, but artists refuse to be intimidated.
Bolsonaro was elected to bring Brazil a 'better future.' Instead, his first months in office have been marked by mismanagement, legislative gridlock and protest.
By obsessing over labels, we avoid having to confront more difficult questions.
In a context of defiance against media, how can journalists recover the public's trust and their image of "truth tellers"? Brazil provides a few examples.
The popularity of Brazil's new president has decreased significantly in just a few months. Why? Too much controversy and too few ideas.
Tobacco companies are enlisting the help of social media influencers to promote traditional cigarettes and their brands to young people.
Citing security concerns, the US is evacuating its embassy in Caracas, where President Maduro blames the US for a calamitous power outage. Venezuela's relations with Brazil are eroding quickly, too.
The tailing dam collapse at the Brumadinho mine has shocked the world, but can we really be sure that 'never again' truly means never again?
Brazil's president has threatened military intervention in neighboring Venezuela, called its leader a 'dictator' and sent troops to the border. But Brazil's military is quietly working to avoid war.
From 2008 to 2019, gospel news websites expanded enormously in Brazil. To what extent can their conservative views affect the rights of minority groups?