Brazilian Government Formally Recognizes ‘Favelas and Urban Communities’ As the Official Term for Informal Settlements Nationwide

Clique aqui para Português For the original press release in Portuguese, published by Brazil’s census bureau, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), click here. The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) is […]


Marielle Franco’s Birthday Is Celebrated with the Inauguration of the Councilwoman’s Statue and an Open Session by Black Women at the Buraco do Lume, in Central Rio [IMAGES]

Clique aqui para Português On July 27, 2022, on what would have been her 43rd birthday, a statue of Councilwoman Marielle Franco sculpted by artist Edgar Duvivier was inaugurated at the Buraco do Lume. The […]