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Brazil retains position in 2019 Human Development Index

In 2019, Brazil retained its 79th position on the ranking with 189 countries organized by their Human Development Index (HDI). In Latin America, it ranks fourth, below Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay. The increase was 0.001 point from the previous score.

O vice-presidente da República, general Hamilton Mourão, fala à imprensa.

Mourão: Brazil may adopt “small sanctions” on Venezuela

Brazilian vice-President Hamilton Mourão said today (Jan. 31) that Brazil may adopt “small sanctions” against Venezuela, adding that freezing the assets of Venezuelan officials “is a solution worthy of consideration.”


Police target suspects involved in killing of Rio councilor

Agents from the Homicide Division of Rio de Janeiro’s Civil Police on Thursday (Dec. 13) are serving the first arrest and detention warrants against the suspects of involvement in the killing of Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Gomes.

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Brazil students illustrate human rights on new panel

In collaboration with the Federal District government, Brazil’s Human Rights Ministry inaugurated a panel of 110 m² made by public school students in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.