Many of those forced from their homes in preparation for the football tournament are asking: ‘World Cup for whom?’
Violence at Pedrinhas Prison Complex highlights the nation’s severely overcrowded penitentiaries.
Multinational corporations set to enter bidding war for rights to Brazil’s largest energy reserve.
Officials say security is improving, but campaigners say police are acting harshly ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
Huge demonstrations ahead of the World Cup in 2014 continue to focus on corruption and governance issues.
Amid NSA spying reports, Congress reconsiders stalled bill that some say could prevent it.
Criticism of police using excessive force intensifies as mass demonstrations continue.