Brazil

Carey L. Biron, IPS News
The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialisation of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees, moves that would mark the first such permits anywhere in the world. The Brazilian government is slated to start taking public comments on such a proposal during the first week of September...
Mario Osava, IPS News
RIO DE JANEIRO - The death of socialist presidential candidate Eduardo Campos...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Brazilian farmers say their GMO corn is no longer resistant to pests, Reuters...

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With Brazil's World Cup three weeks away, up to 250,000 unsightly poor people have been driven out of their favelas; thousands of subsequently homeless people have been evicted from encampments; strikes and protests are rampant; and thousands of angry squatters remain in encampments set up to protest a country that spends $14 billion "to have a lovely World Cup and for the city to look nice, yet we still see children sleeping in the street." Street artist Paulo Ito's furious portrayal of the...