Posts Tagged: Brazil

Displacement of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil

Dossier There are few nations that treat a sport with as much reverence as Brazil treats soccer, or as it is known globally, football. To many, it is simply the greatest rallying point in society. And so, in 2014, the

Displacement of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil

Dossier There are few nations that treat a sport with as much reverence as Brazil treats soccer, or as it is known globally, football. To many, it is simply the greatest rallying point in society. And so, in 2014, the

The Indigenous Struggle against Neoliberalism in Brazil

If you’ve heard about Brazil in the news over the last decade, you’ve probably heard some mention of its growing economy and entrance onto the world stage as a global economic power. Acronyms like BRIC, with B representing the up

The Indigenous Struggle against Neoliberalism in Brazil

If you’ve heard about Brazil in the news over the last decade, you’ve probably heard some mention of its growing economy and entrance onto the world stage as a global economic power. Acronyms like BRIC, with B representing the up

How Fifa and the 2014 World Cup Expanded Poverty in Brazil

“Brazil World Cup: FIfa and business miss an open goal for human rights” – Phil Bloomer and Julia Mello Nieva. 13 June 2014    Click here for original text “FIFA is recognized as one of the world’s wealthiest sporting associations.”

How Fifa and the 2014 World Cup Expanded Poverty in Brazil

“Brazil World Cup: FIfa and business miss an open goal for human rights” – Phil Bloomer and Julia Mello Nieva. 13 June 2014    Click here for original text “FIFA is recognized as one of the world’s wealthiest sporting associations.”

How Brazil’s World Cup has sold its people short in the Amazon

Jillian Steinhauer, “Brazil Evicts Indigenous People in Violent Clash Over Sports Stadium” Hyperallergic (April 1, 2013).Link to Article Even before the high profile arrests of many FIFA officials this past month, there were many concerns as to the selection of host states for the

How Brazil’s World Cup has sold its people short in the Amazon

Jillian Steinhauer, “Brazil Evicts Indigenous People in Violent Clash Over Sports Stadium” Hyperallergic (April 1, 2013).Link to Article Even before the high profile arrests of many FIFA officials this past month, there were many concerns as to the selection of host states for the

IWGIA 2015 Yearbook Entry on Brazil – Brazil’s Violations of Indigenous People’s Rights for Development Projects

Maria de Lourdes Beldi de Alcantara, “Brazil”, entry in IWGIA, The Indigenous World 2015 online (April 21, 2015)  Click here to see full article The International Workgroup for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) 2015 Yearbook report for Brazil tracks human rights affairs

IWGIA 2015 Yearbook Entry on Brazil – Brazil’s Violations of Indigenous People’s Rights for Development Projects

Maria de Lourdes Beldi de Alcantara, “Brazil”, entry in IWGIA, The Indigenous World 2015 online (April 21, 2015)  Click here to see full article The International Workgroup for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) 2015 Yearbook report for Brazil tracks human rights affairs

A Multi-country Analysis of Human Trafficking in Latin America

Megan Cliff Kimberly Guzman Erin Waugh Executive Summary As is any other industry, human trafficking is essentially based off of supply and demand.  In particular, however, the industry feeds off of the vulnerability of others.  Human trafficking is fueled by

A Multi-country Analysis of Human Trafficking in Latin America

Megan Cliff Kimberly Guzman Erin Waugh Executive Summary As is any other industry, human trafficking is essentially based off of supply and demand.  In particular, however, the industry feeds off of the vulnerability of others.  Human trafficking is fueled by

Kelley, Patrick William. “On the Poverty and Possibility of Human Rights in Latin American History.” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development 5:3 (2014): 435-451.

Annotation: This author makes the argument that the history of human rights in Latin America is in its infantile stages, and can best be interpreted as an intersectional discipline that has its largest wealth of information when studied at a

Kelley, Patrick William. “On the Poverty and Possibility of Human Rights in Latin American History.” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development 5:3 (2014): 435-451.

Annotation: This author makes the argument that the history of human rights in Latin America is in its infantile stages, and can best be interpreted as an intersectional discipline that has its largest wealth of information when studied at a