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Documentary project Volume Vivo is releasing a series of films to chart the progress and causes of the acute water crisis in Brazil's most populous state.
A new middle class is flaunting its wealth, in original ways: startling new palaces are being created in the El Alto district of La Paz.
How long can the authorities dither over the growing water crisis affecting Brazil's southeast?
Brazilian documentary makers are currently working to discover the way water is used in Brazil’s most populated area. Volume Vivo is an audiovisual research project that intends to look at the causes of, and the solutions for, the São Paulo water crisis.
Reversing a long-standing pattern, migrants are coming back from São Paulo and Rio to smaller cities in Pernambuco and other north-eastern states.
Now the cup is over, Brazil's media are seeking to blame any shortfall in commercial profits on the social movements and demonstrators. What a cheek!
It could have been so different. Instead Brazil got corruption, repression, white elephant megastadiums... and FIFA
Next week the FIFA World Cup tournament starts in Brazil and many Brazilians don't seem to be very happy about the world biggest football carnival coming to town.
An American private company accused of committing human rights violations in Iraq is helping Brazil with its security for the World Cup.
Why the much-praised UPP programme seems to be stumbling amid signs of a new spiral of violence.

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