Berlin supports Brazil
Berlin (2013) - The demonstrations of June in Brazil, against the poor quality of public transport and political corruption reached international proportions. In Berlin, brazilians, germans and turks got together at the streets to support this the brazilian people. At the same time part of the population of Turkye were also protesting against the government.
unrest in Calabar
Since 2008 and with the approach of the World Cup, the governments of several states implemented pacifying police units in the slums of large cities in the attempt at reducing crime. The first base in Bahia was installed in 2011 in Calabar favela in Salvador. However, the police presence is controversy with frequent abuse of authority as alleged "curfews". In May 2012, residents rioted after the suspension of a traditional festival progress by local authorities with support from the police.
food shortage, smiles abound
Itaparica, Brazil (2009) - Throughout Brazil public education is one of the sectors that suffer most from corruption and mismanagement. Often even the federal funds for the purchase of school lunches are targets of these crimes. In 2009, in the municipality of Itaparica, Bahia, children from poor families were required to bring lunch from home since there the kitchen was not operating due to lack of food to cook.