“DAAAAAMN”

By Andrew Fishman, Leandro Demori, and Amanda Audi, Theintercept.com -

On the afternoon of August 28, Car Wash prosecutor Orlando Martello sent a message to the group relating a telephone conversation he’d had with Vladimir Aras. At the time the secretary of [...]

Outcry After Reports Brazil Plans To Investigate Glenn Greenwald

By Dom Phillips, The Guardian. -

Brazil’s Bar Association, journalists and opposition lawmakers have reacted with outrage to reports that the country’s federal police plan to investigate the bank accounts of an American [...]

Lula Is Innocent. Free Him Now.

By Tony Burke, Jacobin Magazine. -

The revelations uncovered about the case against former Brazilian president Lula da Silva, jailed in April last year, vindicate a year of campaigning for his freedom. But this isn’t just about [...]

Report: Corporations And Bolsonaro Teaming Up To Destroy The Amazon

By Joe Catron, Mintpress News. -

As deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest reaches the highest level in a decade, the rainforest’s indigenous peoples and their supporters have called for action against the political and [...]

International Lawyers Ask For Lula’s Freedom

By Staff, Mundo.sputniknews.com -

RRio de Janeiro, Brazil - A manifesto signed by 13 international lawyers and lawyers, including the Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón, calls for the annulment of the sentence against former Brazilian [...]

Starbucks Has A Slave Labor Problem

By Anna Canning, Fairworldproject.org -

Once again, Brazilian labor inspectors have found slave labor1 on plantations where Starbucks buys coffee. And not just any plantations, but ones that have been “certified” to Starbucks’ C.A.F.E. [...]

Brazil Gay Pride in Sao Paulo Challenges Brazil’s Homophobic President

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

One of the world's largest LGBT Pride parade took center stage in Sao Paulo on Sunday with the carnivalesque festivities tinged with unease over Brazil's conservative political climate under [...]

Legal Victory Strengthens LGBT Activists As Threat From Bolsonaro Looms

By Jaimee A. Swift, Truthout.org -

On Thursday, June 13, after months of postponement, Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court officially made homophobia and transphobia –– locally known as “LGBTphobia” –– a crime and outlawed [...]

Millions Strike Against Bolsonaro’s Pension Reforms

By Juca Guimarães and Rodrigo Chagas, Brasilwire.com -

The streets answered with a resounding “no” to Jair Bolsonaro’s pension reform proposition, to his intentions of restraining rights, and to the continuity of attacks against the people that have [...]

The Truth About Lula Conviction Comes To Light

By International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity -

This past Sunday, June 9, the Brazilian correspondent for the digital magazine The Intercept brought to light the truth by publishing a series of Telegram messages that highlight the gross [...]

Brazilian Lawyers Demand Investigation Into Judge’s Behavior And The Release Of Lula

By Cristiane Sampaio, Resumen Latin America. -

The story released last Sunday by The Intercept Brazil about the Operation Lava Jato (or Car Wash) resulted in collateral effects at different levels in Brazil, including the legal field. Four [...]

Lula Conviction A Gigantic Legal Farce Guided By The US Department Of Justice

By Marcelo Zero, Brasilwire.com -

The Intercept’s revelation that the Operation Car Wash team sabotaged the 2018 presidential elections shows what everyone already knew but couldn’t prove concretely: that the Lula conviction was [...]

The Indigenous Resistance Against Brazilian President Bolsonaro

By Sue Branford, The New Internationalist -

The young indigenous man, bent double in pain, uttered a deep, heart-wrenching moan. The pain was unbearable. After a while he withdrew from the circle of chanting people and threw himself on the [...]

Brazil: The Hidden Plot Against Lula

By Glenn Greenwald and Victor Pougy, Theintercept.com -

A massive archive exclusively provided to The Intercept confirms long-held suspicions about the politicized motives and deceit of Brazil’s corruption investigators. AN ENORMOUS TROVE of secret [...]

Legal Victory Strengthens LGBT Activists As Threat From Bolsonaro Looms

By Jaimee A. Swift, Truthout.org -

On Thursday, June 13, after months of postponement, Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court officially made homophobia and transphobia –– locally known as “LGBTphobia” –– a crime and outlawed [...]