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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - During a visit to Brazil this week, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for her fight to defend girls' education, celebrated her 21st birthday...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A recent state government project, named ‘Olho no Verde’ (Eye on Green) has been using technology, including satellite imaging and now drones, in its fight against environmental damage. The program...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tomorrow, March 8th, from 4PM, women will gather outside Rio de Janeiro’s Candelária church in Centro to commemorate International Women’s Day. This year’s event calls special attention not just to...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a report released yesterday (April 20th) by a UK-based NGO/non-profit organization, Global Witness, Brazil leads the list of countries with the highest number of activists murdered for defending...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A leading figure in Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement (the MST, or Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra), was assassinated last Thursday evening in the Northern state of...
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