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Brazil's congress is looking to toughen fines for slavery by kevin g hall knight ridder newspapers paraupebas, brazil - the pro-labor government of president luiz inacio lula da silva is. Rio de janeiro is set to host the summer olympics, but the city was built on the business of slavery—and its legacy can still be felt.
Groundworks for the 2016 olympics bring questions of ethnicity to the surface. Anti-slavery international -wwwantislaveryorg contemporary forms of slavery in brazil contents 1 background 2 forced labour in the amazon 21 context of forced labour in the amazon. What is the biggest challenge your organisation or sector faces in tackling modern slavery. John geipel on how the enforced diaspora of the slave trade shaped south america’s largest nation. Brazil abolished slavery in 1888, making it the last country in the americas to do so rio’s race to future intersects slave past.