New study shows that the majority of Amazonian deforestation in recent years has taken place in land owned by multinationals… Read more Large landowners and multinationals most to blame for Amazon destruction
Brazil fails to commit to a landmark new pledge to protect the world’s rainforests in order to curb carbon emissions… Read more Disappointment as Brazil declines to sign up to UN deforestation agreement
Latin American presidents address international leaders at UN summit, calling for united and equal global action to combat climate change… Read more Latin America’s presidents speak out on climate change at UN
Marina Silva’s late entry has lit up Brazil’s presidential election, but can the well-known environmentalist continue to take the fight… Read more Brazil Elections: Can Marina Silva still go for gold?
Ecuador has reduced poverty and inequality in recent years, but now it is looking to go one further by emulating… Read more Ecuador hoping to learn from Brazil on social welfare policy
São Paulo State legislators approve the measure after continued complaints of sexual harassment, but is this a real remedy or… Read more Women-only carriages in São Paulo Metro trains: the solution to harassment?
Black and mixed-race Brazilians are shown in a new government report to still suffer from institutional racism. But that could… Read more Brazil: Race to the top of Rousseff’s agenda
As the immediate impact of the Brazilian winter protests dies down, Rogelio Núñez of online Spanish-language newsgroup Infolatam looks at… Read more Brazil: What happens after the social protests?