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Repórter Brasil website attacked

Repórter Brasil website attacked

The website of Repórter Brasil – an organization of journalists, educators and social scientists which fights against forced labour and promotes human rights – has been hacked. A series of investigative news articles which denounced important economic sectors...
The Amazon rots away in new hydroelectric power plant reservoir

The Amazon rots away in new hydroelectric power plant reservoir

The Teles Pires hydroelectric power plant, built in the Amazon rainforest on the border of Mato Grosse and Para, will begin generating energy while trees rot in its reservoir. The debris, consisting of branches and logs from chestnut, mahogany, and other tree species,...
In 2015, watch out for Paraguay

In 2015, watch out for Paraguay

It does no justice to all that Emiliano Zapata’s, Frida Kahlo’s and Juan Rulfo’s Mexico means, but “Mexicanization” has become synonymous with bad things. It is used to speak about the risk of a country falling into the clutches of drug trafficking or having an...

Relations among Brazilian companies on “Eles Mandam” platform

Database consolidated during the second stage of project Eles Mandam (They Rule, in Portuguese), launched on Wednesday (18), provides transparency on a number of direct and indirect relations among large economic groups within Brazil’s economy. The information allows...