Glenn Greenwald Faces Possible Imprisonment By Bolsonaro Regime

By Ilana Novick, -

When Edward Snowden was an anonymous National Security Agency subcontractor with documents revealing the existence of global surveillance programs, Glenn Greenwald, then at The Guardian, was [...]

The Freedom Of Lula

By Fernando Ayala, Wall Street International -

After 19 months in prison, former Brazilian president Luis Ignacio Lula da Silva was released in the city of Curitiba, where he was serving a sentence of 8 years and 10 months for passive [...]

Brazil: 2019 – A Year Of Resistance And Hope

By Jessy Dayane, -

When I look back at where we were December 2018, I think we reached the end of 2019 better than we thought we would. Although we suffered losses, we had some important victories. Last year’s [...]

Inside Brazil’s War On Small Farmers

By Michael Fox, -

The officers and soldiers stepped from their cars. They were armed, masked and wearing brown camouflage uniforms. There were no words. They began to fire. Rubber bullets. Tear gas. The residents [...]

2019 Latin America In Review: Year Of The Revolt of the Dispossessed

A year ago, John Bolton, Trump’s short-lived national security advisor, invoked the 1823 Monroe Doctrine making explicit what has long been painfully implicit: the dominions south of the Rio [...]

As Lula Emerges From Prison, US Media Ignore How Washington Helped Put Him There

The Brazilian Supreme Court reversed a 2018 ruling on November 7, upholding the principle of innocent until proven guilty in the 1988 Constitution and declaring it illegal to jail defendants [...]

Brazil: Lula Is Free

By Ana Paula Vargas and Vijay Prashad, Brasil de Fato. -

Just before 6 p.m. on Friday the 8th of November, Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva walked out of his prison in Curitiba (Brazil). Lula went to prison in April last year on a [...]

Released Lula In For Greatest Fight Of His Life

By Pepe Escobar, -

He’s back. With a bang. Only two days after his release from a federal prison in Curitiba, southern Brazil, following a narrow 6×5 decision by the Supreme Court, former President Luis Inacio Lula [...]

Brazilians March Against Bolsonaro And His Ties To Murder Of Activist

By Mike Fox, The Real News -

Brazilians marched in dozens of cities across the country against the far-right government of president Jair Bolsonaro.  The marches come amid extremely concerning revelations, which allegedly [...]

Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International [...]

Social Movements Plan March On Sao Paulo For Lula

By Staff, -

Social movements in Brazil are planning a march to Sao Paulo for October 13th, to demand that former leftist President Lula Da Silva be freed from jail, where he has been detained since April [...]

Brazilian Experts Warn In Open Letter To President Bolsonaro A ‘Genocide Is Underway’ Against Uncontacted Tribes

By Jessica Corbett, -

In an open letter to Brazilian society and right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, a group of experts warned that a "genocide is underway" against uncontacted tribes because of Bolsonaro's efforts [...]

Lula Avoids Prosecutor’s Trap

By Eric Nepomuceno, Resumen English. -

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has refused any relaxation in the nature of his imprisonment until his innocence is recognized. He declared this in a handwritten letter in [...]

A Hundred Minutes In Jail With Lula

By Ignacio Ramonet, -

The former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, imprisoned in the city of Curitiba, in the south of the country, is only allowed two visits per week. One hour. On Thursday afternoons, [...]

Brazil: Temer Admits Impeachment Of Dilma Rousseff Was A Coup

By Staff, -

Brazil's former President Michel Temer acknowledged that the impeachment of former president Dilma Rousseff, Worker's Party leader, was indeed a coup d'etat. During a TV interview watched by [...]