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Founded in 2011 by women journalists, Agência Pública is the first non-profit agency for investigative journalism in Brazil. Our courageous public-interest reports have been republished by over 900 outlets in the past year, under Creative Commons agreements.

Single mothers who raise their families alone were hit face on by the loss of jobs and income; women are always the last to eat.
Hundreds of tons of carcinogenic agrochemicals, including DDT, were abandoned by the Brazilian government at a factory near an orphanage on the outskirts or Rio de Janeiro in the 1960s.The factory had produced the pesticides as part of the government’s push to eradicate malaria-carrying mosquitoes.After it shut down, the residents, unaware of the dangers of the chemicals, continued to...
Brazil timber logging ibama
Police investigations implicated then Brazilian environment minister Riacrdo Salles in illegal exports of high-value timber from the Amazon to consumers in the US and Europe.
Communities awaiting compensation from the worst environmental disaster in Brazilian history say they’re being stymied by a convoluted legal process that favors those responsible.
Communities awaiting compensation from the worst environmental disaster in Brazilian history say they’re being stymied by a convoluted legal process that favors those responsible.

The Brazilian Epstein?

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New allegations suggest Brazilian businessman Samuel Klein was behind a child sexual abuse ring.
Minister Damares Alves has become an icon in the conservative political camp, the political 'godmother' for women candidates who defend the protection of children and the anti-abortion crusade.
Inspired by the far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian mayors have been distributing chloroquine and ivermectin to treat Covid-19 ahead of municipal elections in November. Translated by Tom Gatehouse, as part of LAB’s ongoing partnership with Agência Pública. You can read the original article (in Portuguese) here. The anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine came to global attention in March when Donald Trump hailed it...

Brazil: The FBI and Lava Jato

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Leaked documents have revealed the cosy relationship between Brazilian prosecutors and the FBI in the Lava Jato (Car Wash) investigations – including a meeting kept secret from the Dilma Rousseff administration.
For the university professor João Cezar de Castro Rocha, Bolsonaro and his followers are defined by a revanchist and revisionist vision of Brazilian history. This narrative justifies the systematic creation and elimination of enemies, while simultaneously making it impossible to govern. Translated by Tom Gatehouse, as part of LAB’s ongoing partnership with Agência Pública. You can read the original article...

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