BRAZILIAN MARANHAO STATE IS GOING THROUGH A NEW TRIAL
Maranhão, one of the poorest Brazilian States, is situated between humid Amazon Region and Dry Lands of Brazilian Northeast Region. Maranhão has diversified and rich ecosystems. Contrary as one could expect, inside its boundaries is observed people bad conditions of living pattern standards. What happened to Maranhão? Someone should ask. We could say that it was a synergy of disabled public policies which took place in this State along 60 years beginning in 1945. From that year to 1964 we had in Maranhão a political group headed by Vitorino Freire, who gave to State wrong policies destinations directed to all economic sectors, principally to agricultural one, where lived, at that time, almost 80 percent of the State population.