Brazil is now the “largest host country of Syrian refugees in the Americas,” says Ambassador Simas Magalhães. by Fernando Brigidi de Mello Over the past few years, and specially in 2015, the world has been facing a devastating global refugee crisis. Violence and deprivation have forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes, particularly in… Read More “Brazil has open arms to welcome refugees”
by Isabela Messias The humanitarian crisis we face is unprecedented in many ways. By the end of 2014, there were 19.5 million refugees worldwide, and with numbers growing daily, their destination options become ever more limited. With refugee camps overpopulated in countries such as Turkey, Pakistan or Ethiopia, and European countries increasing border control and… Read More Brazil: a hosting country?