Society August 18, 2019
How Brazilian cities are boosting sustainable agriculture
Brazil is known worldwide as a huge agricultural power. But despite being one of the top food producers in (...) READ MORE
Government boasts improving crime numbers, but how much credit does it deserve?
Homicides down 21.2 percent. Rape cases, 13.6 percent. Vehicle theft, 27.5 percent. These are just some of the latest (...) READ MORE
The organization working to stamp out homophobia in Brazilian public security
In July 2018, Leandro Prior gave another man a peck on the lips while he was riding the subway (...) READ MORE
New drug use survey offers a look at substance habits in Brazil
In 2015, a drug decriminalization bill reached the Supreme Court. However, after a meeting with the vehemently anti-drugs President (...) READ MORE
Did Black Sabbath plagiarize this Brazilian singer?
You don’t have to know anything about music to notice the astonishing similarities between “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath,” one of (...) READ MORE
Brazilian indigenous people are increasingly online. Is it a threat to their culture?
Alessandra Korap Silva holds her mobile phone at eye-level, turns on the camera and waits. Suddenly, from the pond (...) READ MORE
Cybercrime in Brazil more likely to come from peers, rather than strangers
Since June, scandals related to high-ranking Brazilian officials have shed light on users’ protection against data breaches. The leak (...) READ MORE
Brazil’s violence becoming more and more concentrated in problem areas
Statistics from the nationwide Violence Map study released this week showed that the murder rate in Brazil rose significantly (...) READ MORE