Stories about Brazil from November, 2014
Two female students accuse University of São Paulo's medical college of pressuring them to not report the incidents to protect the school's reputation.
Recycling workers have spearheaded the launch of a national Zero Waste Alliance in Brazil, which seeks to have all materials of a product be reused, recycled or composted.
Social media outcry prompted Brazilian officials to deny his visa. Blanc has advocated violent and sexist approaches to dating, even writing on Twitter, "Don't worry. I only abuse women."
The "Mão na Lata" (Hand on can) project challenges teenagers from Complexo da Maré to document their community's daily life with pinhole cameras made from powdered milk cans.
Climate change, environmental destruction and the current drought all threaten one of South America's main rivers, the São Francisco, and the people who depend on it for their livelihoods.
Professionals from several fields of study have gathered at the event "Hackathon: Data and Sensors to Measure Water Quality" to discuss free hardware development and dissemination of public data.