Pepe Escobar Interviews Lula da Silva

By Pepe Escobar, -

In a wide-ranging, two-hour-plus, exclusive interview from a prison room in Curitiba in southern Brazil, former Brazilian president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva re-emerged for the first time, after [...]

‘Brazil In Mourning’, Rallies In Defense Of Public Education

By Telesur -

On September 7th, the Independence Day of Brazil, the National Student Union (UNE) led protests in defense of the Amazon and public education, both of which are being threatened by policies in [...]

Save The Amazon – Boycott Brazilian Food

By Beyond Pesticides. -

Brazil's environment is under siege, as President Jair Bolsonaro has approved hundreds of new toxic pesticides this year and gutted watchdog environment agencies. Among the many dreadful results, [...]

Lula Tells The World He’s “Back In The Game” From Jail.

By Pepe Escobar, -

In a wide-ranging, two-hour, world exclusive interview out of a prison room at the Federal Police building in Curitiba, southern Brazil, former president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva not only made [...]

Bolisonaro Is A Global Climate Criminal For Creating The Conditions For The Amazon Fires

By Peter Koenig, -

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in January 2019 in Davos Switzerland, Bolsonaro made a sumptuous presentation, “We Are Building a New Brazil”. He outlined a program that put literally Brazil up [...]

Fines For Violating Environment Dropped Since Bolsonaro Elected

By Staff, -

Brazil’s environment agency data showed that fines for environmental violations decreased since far-right President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January. From January to Aug. 23, the fines [...]

Protest At Brazilian Embassy Over Amazon Rainforest Fires

By Maeve Campbell, EuroNews. -

Environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has organised a protest outside London’s Brazilian embassy at short notice in response to the burning of the Amazon. Several hundred activists [...]

The Amazon Rainforest Is Burning As Bolsonaro Fans The Flames

By Staff, Pagina 12 -

Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), confirmed with satellites what environmentalist organizations around the world had been announcing since President Jair Bolsonaro took [...]

Bolsonaro Destroying The Amazon

By Manuella Libardi, -

Leaked documents show that Jair Bolsonaro's government intends to use the Brazilian president's hate speech to isolate minorities living in the Amazon region. The PowerPoint slides, which [...]

Rio de Janeiro’s Police Killed A Record Number Of People In Three Months

By Frances Jenner, -

Yesterday, on May 6, police snipers from a helicopter fatally shot eight people in a densely populated area of Rio de Janeiro, according to reports from the Brazilian news outlet UOL. The [...]

Brazil: New Leaked Conversation Proves Further Conspiracy Against Lula

By Staff, -

New private messages exchanged between the Lava Jato (Car Wash) prosecutors involved in the judicial case against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva were published Monday by his defense [...]

Media Blackout On Brazil’s Anti-Bolsonaro Protests

By Brian Mier, -

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets of 211 cities on August 13 to protest far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s austerity cuts and privatization plans for the public [...]

Lula: The US is Behind “Operation Car Wash”

By Staff, -

For former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, events in Brazil since the 2016 coup that deposed President Dilma Rousseff were orchestrated by the US government. “Everything that is happening [...]

London Climate Change Protesters Daub Brazilian Embassy Blood Red

By Peter Nicholls and Estelle Shirbon, Reuters.  -

London - Climate-change protesters threw red paint at the Brazilian embassy in London on Tuesday to demonstrate against damage to the Amazon rainforest and what they described as violence against [...]

Brazil: Indigenous Women Unite In Historic March

By Sophie Pinchetti, Amazon Frontlines. -

In a great demonstration of feminine unity and strength as part of the indigenous movement across the Amazon, thousands of indigenous women have mobilized in Brazil’s capital city since yesterday [...]