Global Week in Review: Vybz Kartel Murder Trial Gets Underway in Jamaica

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  • Democracy Still a Long Way off For Zimbabwe
  • Residents Injured in Deadly China Blast
  • African Aviation Boosted by Rise in Tourism
  • A Billion Dollar Breakup
  • The Afro-Brazilian Struggle for Equality
  • Vybz Kartel Murder Trial Gets Underway in Jamaica
  • Dominican Republic Deportations Continue
  • Sanctions to be Relaxed in Iran
  • UK Hunger Striker Close to Death

The Afro-Brazilian Struggle for Equality

Beyond the glittering careers and international adoration of Brazilian football superstars such as Pele and, most recently, Ronaldinho, millions of other Afro-Brazilians have also shaped Brazilian culture. Yet Brazilians of African ancestry are still struggling for recognition and equal rights in Brazil.  


(Photo: REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes)

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