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The changing face of Brazil's deforestation
As Brazil reins in its deforestation of the Amazon, other regions are bearing the brunt of rapid economic expansion.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2012 11:12 GMT
Is the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights too progressive?
By maintaining its independence and standing up to member states, the IACHR has irritated too many governments at once.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2012 10:21 GMT
Building truth in Brazil
Brazil President Rousseff has created a commission to unveil crimes committed during the country's military regime.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 14:56 GMT
Women gain power in Brazil's Planalto palace
Brazil's first woman president now has ten women in her cabinet, two short of her 30 per cent target.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2011 15:46 GMT
Brazil votes in first female leader
Dilma Rouseff wins presidential runoff poll and vows to carry on the legacy of Lula da Silva.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 11:58 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The grand failure of Israeli hasbara
The five deadly sins of US foreign policy
Indonesia: Prabowo's last stand
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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