Brazil

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Illegal Amazon logging on Pirititi tribal land in Roraima state, Brazil on May 8, 2018. (Photo: Felipe Werneck/fickr/cc)
"Instead of acting to prevent the increase in deforestation, the Bolsonaro government has been denying the reality of the situation, dismantling environmental agencies, and attacking NGOs."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Guyanese President Irfaan Ali and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meet during a joint news conference in the capital, Georgetown, on September 18, 2020. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)
Pompeo says the joint naval and air patrols in the disputed, oil-rich region...
Julia Conley, staff writer
The annual report offers a " reality check against the drumbeat of U.S...

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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...