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Economy

Inequality: 10% of taxpayers concentrate 51% of income in Brazil

Brazilians are required to file income tax returns if they earned at least BRL 28,559.70 in taxable income or BRL 142,798.50 in gross income from rural activities.

Brasília (DF), 20/10/2023 - O presidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva e a primeira-dama, Janja Lula da Silva, participam, por videoconferência, de cerimônia comemorativa dos 20 anos de criação do programa Bolsa Família, no Ministério do Desenvolvimento e Assistência Social, Família e Combate à Fome (MDS). Foto: Marcelo Camargo/Agência Brasil
Human Rights

Cash transfer program Bolsa Família turns 20, reaches 21 mi families

The initiative was created in 2003, during President Lula’s first term in office, and combines a set of public policies and facilitates families’ access to basic rights, such as health, education, and welfare.

Nova York, EUA, 19.09.2023 - Presidente Lula discursa na abertura do Debate Geral da 78º Sessão da Assembleia Geral das Nações Unidas, em Nova York. Foto: Ricardo Stuckert/PR
International

Lula says 2030 Agenda may be UN’s “biggest failure”

Opening the general debate of heads of state at the 78th UN General Assembly in New York, he said that inequality is the main challenge facing humanity, and, in order to overcome it, “hunger, poverty, war, disrespect for human beings” should inspire indignation among leaders.

Nova York, EUA, 19.09.2023 - Presidente Lula discursa na abertura do Debate Geral da 78º Sessão da Assembleia Geral das Nações Unidas, em Nova York. Foto: Ricardo Stuckert/PR
Politics

Lula: Climate change, inequality world’s top challenges

During the debate of heads of state at the 78th United Nations (UN) General Assembly, in New York, President Lula noted that hunger affects 735 mi people globally, and recalled the first time he took part in the event, back in 2003.

Pobreza e desemprego na América Latina  dificultam efetivação da Agenda 2030
General

Brazil has 32 mi kids in poverty, Unicef survey says

In addition to income, drivers such as food, education, child labor, housing, water, sanitation, and access to information were also considered as major indicators in the research.