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In adverts pushed on Instagram and Facebook, politicians have taken positions against abortion and criticized the Supreme Court for scheduling a ruling on it
The map of Brazil is a drawing made by colonizers' hands. Artists have been adding new images to this cartography, which provoke questions about the development of Brazil.
Brazil: Communicators and activists from marginalized communities discuss online harassment and how they protect themselves
More than half of the journalists, communicators and influencers surveyed said they had received threats or been intimidated online, while 46 percent reported that they had already suffered hacking attempts on social media profiles
As in most communities in the Amazon where such large-scale projects take place, residents fear damage to their communities.
Soon after Brazil's defeat by Uruguay in the 1950 World Cup, the Brazilian national team wanted to change its kit. A 19 year-old man was responsible for the design that became one of the most iconic in world sport.
Historic ruling in Ecuador shows clash between global demand for minerals and protecting biodiversity
"This renewed demand for extracting minerals puts strain on the previously uncrossed borders of places with megadiverse ecosystems," according to the lawyer Varela.
A law which makes teaching about African-Brazilian history mandatory is now 20 years old, but a lack of training for teachers and superficial content in textbooks hinder its implementation in practice.
Brazil's ex-vice president admitted the need to fight illegal mining in Yanomami territory, but failed to act
A humanitarian crisis at Brazil's largest Indigenous land, the Yanomami land, made headlines this year. Agencia Publica exposes how the former VP dealt with the issue in closed doors meetings of the Legal Amazon National Council.
Illegal mining and a lack of government action left the Yanomami people - who live in Brazil's largest Indigenous territory - in a humanitarian tragedy, facing hospitalizations and deaths from malnutrition and other diseases.
In Niger almost half of children are not registered at birth due to lack of access to official documentation services for rural people.
In one of the most violent elections in the country's history, Agência Pública's report mapped and verified attacks against voters, candidates, journalists, and workers at research institutes.
Despite the distance between them, Brazil remains part of daily debate in Angola and Mozambique.
Novo Progresso, in northern Pará state, is one of the municipalities with the highest number of forest fires and deforestation. It also has strong support for Bolsonaro, reports Amazônia Real.
In a deeply polarised run for the Brazilian presidency, the 2022 campaign has also been marked for attacks and violent episodes offline. Agencia Publica counts the cases registered in the country in the first round of campaign.
Peripheral neighbourhoods are largely absent from the speeches and the government plans of candidates to the Brazilian presidency. At least, that is what is indicated by the plans presented to the Electoral Court.
The Portuguese government has appologized for The Wiriamu massacre, an incident on December 16, 1972, when around 400 unarmed civilians were killed by Portuguese soldiers in Wiriamu, Mozambique.
The National Electoral Commission announced that the MPLA won with 51.17 percent of the vote, against 43.95 percent for UNITA.
Despite being prohibited by law, billboards supporting or criticizing candidates have spread across different states during Brazil's electoral period.
The Indigenous man, whose existence was confirmed in the 1990s, repeatedly refused outside contact. With his death, the future of the territory he lived on, the Tanaru Indigenous Land, is at risk.
COVID-19 pandemic, war in Ukraine, climate change and public policies: despite being one of the world's largest food producers, Brazil has now returned to the United Nations' Hunger Map.
These changes jeopardize the food and ways of life of the Indigenous peoples who cultivate crops following traditional farming practices in the region of São Gabriel in Brazil's northwest Amazonas state