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Brazilian urban planning guru, Jaime Lerner, has cracked the problem of getting a city to run well. His idea - to put people before cars - has vastly improved residents' quality of life.
Open warfare has broken out in Sao Paolo between the police and criminal gangs. Hundreds have been gunned down in execution style killings and the carnage looks set to continue.
Ranchers illegally carving up the Amazon are resorting to force to secure their profits. In the past 30 years, hundreds of indigenous farmers who oppose them have been murdered.
In developing a cost-effective alternative to petrol, Brazil has succeeded where much of the industrial world has failed. It now plans to export its ethanol revolution to other countries.