World Water Day, is a day to celebrate one of the planet’s most precious resources, fresh water. This World Water Day we honor the projects, people, and programs working tirelessly to achieve more with less water and creating innovative systems for the future.
Informal waste workers in Brazil were being ignored, despite their vital work keeping Sao Paulo clean. Enter a street artist who made their carts into works of art.
More than half a million prisoners in Brazil occupy jails meant to house less than 300,000 people. Brazil has a number of rules that allow it to pare down the prison population - particularly around Christmas.
Some 400 displaced squatters from an informal settlement razed in downtown São Paulo this month will be funneled into motel rooms and state-run treatment programs.