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 [...]

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 [...]