Tag: Displacement

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "The sum of the annual expense with families' displacement and the cost of providing public services may exceed 1% of the country's GDP each year," alerted in a statement Pablo Lazo, director of Urban...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – An agreement between Brazil and the United States for the lease to the US of the Alcântara missile launch site, in the Northeastern region of Brazil, has been receiving criticism from both countries, with US...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, May 13th, a derelict former IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) building, located in Mangueira, in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone) was personally detonated by the Mayor...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – The Supremo Tribunal Federal (Supreme Court, STF) on Monday declared that work could resume on the controversial Belo Monte dam, overturning a lower court’s decision to suspend construction earlier this month. The...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – A federal appeals court has ordered construction to stop on the controversial Belo Monte dam, citing insufficient consultation with local indigenous communities. Brazil's Regional Federal Court ruled last Tuesday that the...

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