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Brazil

Stretches between the Atlantic coast and the Amazon. It is one of the largest countries in the world – has 8,515,767 km² of land area and over 200 million inhabitants. Its capital is Brasilia.

15 June 2020
Brazil

How the Amazon region, hardest-hit by coronavirus, resumed lessons with classrooms closed

Aula em Casa is a television programme that reaches 450,000 students in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. The project has recently expanded into other states of São Paulo, Sergipe and Espírito Santo, which means it brings its content to millions of schoolchildren. Like millions of other students in Brazil, Pedro Henrique Oliveira Cantuario found himself […]
Hanna Liubakova
8 October 2018
Honduras, North America, South America

New route for immigrants from Africa

26 Africans (including 10 children) who illegally crossed the border with were apprehended in . The NGOs in this country alarm that Honduras has become a transit point for emigrants on their way to the United States. This year only 1,500 people without the right of residence have been detained. As much as 64% of […]
Honorata Zapaśnik
27 August 2018
Brazil, North America, South America

The Belo Monte dispute

The Belo Monte dam, built in the planet’s most important ecosystem, the Amazon, is world’s third largest construction of this kind. Located on the river in state of Pará (northern Brazil), the dam has contributed to the destruction of 500 square kilometers of forest and farmland. For the indigenous people it meant losing water, food, […]
Honorata Zapaśnik
2 July 2018
Mexico, North America, South America

Mexico is going wild

Wednesday, 9 am. The streets are usually empty at this time of the day. You can hear children shouting at a school nearby – Mé-xi-co! Me-xi-co! Workers have left their machines at the construction, and now they stand in front of the restaurant, where they can watch the football match between Mexico and Sweden. Pharmacists […]
Honorata Zapaśnik