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Millions return to extreme poverty in Brazil

In this Oct. 20, 2017 photo, Simone Batista holds her baby Arthur as tears roll down her cheeks while she recounts being cut from the "Bolsa Familia" government subsidy program for low-income people, at her shack home in the Jardim Gramacho slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct. 20, 2017. Batista wants to appeal the government cutting her from the program, but doesn't have enough money to take buses to the administrative office. downtown. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)


Daniel Trielli, data intern, Washington, Sarah DiLorenzo, stringer, Sao Paulo, Felipe Dana, enterprise photographer, Peter Prengaman, Brazil news director, Silvia Izquierdo, Brazil photo editor, Renata Brito, Rio video journalist, Diarlei Rodrigues, driver, Rio de Janeiro, for their all-formats coverage that documented how millions in Brazil, once a model of poverty eradication, were going back into extreme poverty.…

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