Stories about Brazil from January, 2014
During three months, reporters from Agência Pública sought to uncover the trail of investments of the National Bank of Economic and Social Development (BNDES) in infrastructure projects in the Amazon.
In Rio de Janeiro, you'll pay 72 reals (30 US dollars) for chicken stroganoff or 43 reals (18.20 US dollars) for a green salad. Residents have had enough.
The number of refugees accepted into Brazil practically tripled from 2012 to 2013.
The documentary Somos Todos (We Are All), now available online, gives a voice to the former residents of the Pinheirinho community who lost their homes in January 2012.
José Urutau Guajajara endured 26 hours at the top of a tree in protest against the eviction of Rio's Maracanã Village, a place once home to the Indian Museum.
Imagine a school without classrooms, schedules or exams. A curriculum which is decided upon by the children, through consensus, and which includes subjects such as circus and meditation.