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...
"This is the perfect symbol for Latin America's far right, which has for decades drowned the left in blood thanks to the help of its CIA benefactor."
For many years, international and Brazilian mining companies have dreamed of...
"These police officers were paid assassins. They had huge amounts of assets...
Amnesty International - USA
Friends of the Earth
Coordinator of the Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin (COICA)