More than 4,000 families have occupied abandoned property near the Itaquera stadium, protesting what the Homeless Workers’ Movement (MTST) estimates to be a housing deficit of six-million residences in São Paulo alone.
the pantanal, the world’s largest tropical wetland and the home of the world’s largest jaguars. in the last five years, an interesting story is unfolding, one that pits ranchers as the protagonists in an effort to conserve the habitat of jaguars, animals that were once their biggest enemies.
It has been nearly a month since Mamadou left Dakar, Senegal with the goal of reaching Brazil. He arrived 10 days ago to the teeming refugee camp in Brasiléia. Here, he holds his prayer beads after an afternoon meal.
Sonia from the Dominican Republic and her daughter, Nana, are on their way to Mato Grosso do Sul. Her husband and Nana’s father, a Haitian man, has been working in construction there for the past two years. He has finally earned enough money to pay their way, but for the past week they have been […] Continue Reading »