Where To Look For Hope In Brazil

By Pedro Telles, Inequality.org -

Brazil’s new president, far-right Jair Bolsonaro, was sworn into office just a couple of months ago, and he’s made it clear from the start that he intends to act upon campaign promises to weaken [...]

Is It Really All That Surprising That Trump Wants Brazil In NATO?

By Andrew Korybko, Globalresearch.ca -

Brazilian President Bolsonaro’s first visit to the US made global headlines after Trump announced that he intends to designate his South American partner as a “Major Non-NATO Ally” (MNNA) and [...]

Where To Look For Hope In Brazil

By Pedro Telles, Inequality.org -

Brazil’s new president, far-right Jair Bolsonaro, was sworn into office just a couple of months ago, and he’s made it clear from the start that he intends to act upon campaign promises to weaken [...]

Who’s Afraid Of Lula?

By Emir Sader, Jornada.com.mx -

In his brief trip to go to the funeral of his grandson, Lula was treated as the most dangerous person in Brazil. With the largest military apparatus ever arrayed for a ceremony such as a [...]

Brazil’s Black Lives Matter Moment

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Hundreds protested Sunday in cities across Brazil in what commentators are calling Brazil’s Black Lives Matter moment, sparked by the death of a young Black man as a result of restraining choke [...]

Disaster Capitalism In Brazil: Mining Greed Produces A Horrific Death Toll

By Vijay Prashad, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter   -

On January 25, 2019, a dam burst in the town of Brumadinho, north of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The dam was built by the iron-ore company Vale to store residue after the iron ore had been extracted. [...]

Brazilian Indigenous Respond To Bolsonaro: ‘We Are Not Animals In Zoos, We Are People In Our Homeland’

By Elaine Tavares, Resumen-english.org -

The Bolsonaro government’s racist attacks on indigenous peoples, the administrative change in the Agricultural portfolio, and responsibility for the demarcation of original lands are already [...]

Pompeo Pushes Brazil And Colombia For Regime Change In Venezuela

By Ricardo Vaz, Venezuelanalysis.com -

The Trump administration has been increasingly hostile towards the Caribbean nation, escalating sanctions and even threatening a military “option.” Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is due to [...]

Lula Followers Celebrate Xmas, ‘Hope, Resistance’ at His Prison

By Staff, Telesur -

Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s supporters gathered in front of the jail where he is imprisoned to celebrate Christmas in solidarity with him. Members of the Lula Livre [...]

The Strange Case Of The Guardian & Brasil

By Staff, Brasilwire.com -

The Guardian is of course the closest thing that the UK has to a mainstream progressive newspaper, and it had, until relatively recently, a rich history of quality investigative reporting. In the [...]

Colombia Suggests Alliance With Brazil’s Bolsonaro To Overthrow Venezuela’s Maduro

By Adriaan Alsema, Colombiareports.com -

A top Colombian official told Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo that its government will support Brazilian’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro if he wants to overthrow the socialist [...]

Financial Press Cheers Election Of Fascist In Brazil

By Alan MacLeod, Fair.org -

Brazil’s controversial elections pitted far-right Jair Bolsonaro against the center-left Workers’ Party candidate Fernando Haddad. But it was clear which candidate international markets—and [...]

The Election Is Over, But The Fight Is Just Beginning: We Are Still Holding Our Heads High For Brazil!

By Staff, Resumen-english.org -

We have just lived through a totally atypical electoral process. Since the end of the military period we did not have the imprisonment of a leader, like Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, unjustly [...]

Brazil: The Indispensable Need For Resistance

By Carlos Aznárez, Resumen-english.org -

The die is cast. There are no longer any polls that can be used to draw un provable results. The truth is that a fascist has come to the presidency of Brazil by a vote of millions. The fact is [...]

Brazil: How Could A Far-Right Demagogue Win The Election?

By Jorge Martin, Marxist.com -

Bolsonaro won the second round of the Brazilian presidential election with 55 percent of the vote, defeating Haddad – the Workers’ Party (PT) candidate – who received 45 percent. Any hopes of a [...]