One of the most damaging invasive species in the oceans has breached a major barrier – the Amazon-Orinoco river plume – and is spreading along Brazil’s coast. Scientists are trying to catch up.
Anti-racist programs and fines have failed to end racism in European soccer. Part of the problem is that Black players have little representation higher up the sport’s hierarchy.
Lula’s courting of – or by – China and Western powers has confounded critics. But in reality, it is a continuation of the foreign policy he pursued during his earlier term in power.
As US influence in Latin America has waned, Beijing has been able to expand business interests in the region on the back of shady practices.
Alliances around the Ukraine war have highlighted fragmenting support for the west.
South Africa, India and Brazil are not prepared to condemn Russia for invading Ukraine.
Brazil’s new leader is treading a fine line between China and the US in his foreign policy.
Nearly 95% of deforestation in the Amazon occurs within 3.5 miles of a road or near a river. Brazil’s plans to ramp up exports may be on a collision course with the forest.
Collectors of recyclable materials are omnipresent in developing countries such as Brazil, and their work has long been a critical part of waste management, disposal, and recycling.
Populism has been unleashed. We’re beyond the stop-gap measures of small-step reform or pragmatic centrist liberalism. What’s next? We’re about to find out.
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will meet with President Biden at the White House on Feb. 10, 2023, to discuss several joint issues. But democracy is job one.
Children who suffer trauma are more likely to have mental health problems such as anxiety.
He faces strong headwinds at home and abroad as his third term as president gets underway.
The chaos in Brazil’s capital, along with the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection in the US, demonstrate that there is a key human factor in election integrity.
Brazil’s president has some significant struggles ahead to bring the country together.
Brazil’s military portrays itself as guardian of the country’s democracy when it has often been anything but.
Language can provoke violence between groups especially when people paint others as threats.
Ousted right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro had been mobilising supporters with talk of electoral fraud.
More than a week into administration, Lula’s multicultural politics could not stand in starker contrast to Bolsonaro’s colourblind stance. Could they bring the country together?
Hundreds of Bolsonaro supporters have been arrested and state governors read the riot act for disloyalty to the elected government.