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Brazilian municipal elections: Where the left grew, where the liberal right maintained its hegemony

The largest cities in the country, São Paulo (SP) and Rio de Janeiro (RJ) will have a second round of voting on November

What’s at stake in Brazil’s municipal elections this Sunday

The first elections since Bolsonaro took office are marred by the pandemic and fragmentation within the left

Tapi Yawalapiti: “My father died fighting for Indigenous peoples, defending the land”

A victim of COVID-19, chief Aritana Yawalapiti, historical leader of the Xingu, died on August 5

Five years after the crime at Mariana, those affected remain homeless

Bento Rodrigues and Paracatu de Baixo are experiencing construction delays; in Gesteira they haven’t even begun

Social movements denounce Bolsonaro’s plan for the mining sector

Social movements that work with those affected by the sector’s activities believe the plan threatens indigenous people and weakens laws

Assange is a champion of the cause of freedom, says Brazil’s Lula in letter

The ex-president’s letter published on Monday September 21 in The Guardian warned about the risks of Assange’s extradition to the US

Brazilian parliamentarians denounce gov’t absence in combating wildfires in the Pantanal region

If the Jair Bolsonaro government doesn’t act, “we will have to see if the rain puts out the fires,” says lawmaker

The National Guard and the MST in the state of Bahia: Understand what’s happening

The conflict began on September 2 after a court order from the Justice Ministry. The case is related to land reform

Brazilian leaders Lula and Dilma express solidarity with Julian Assange, reject extradition

The Australian journalist faces 18 charges from the United States and could be sent to the country to be sentenced

MST promises to replace “every brick” torn down in eviction of landless families

Residents of the Quilombo Campo Grande Camp were victims of a violent eviction last Friday (14th)

Understand the circumstances in which abortion is legal in Brazil

Ending a pregnancy in case of sexual abuse or when the woman’s life is at risk, has been the law of the land since 1940

10-year-old rape victim in Brazil safely aborts after feminists expel religious extremists

Religious fundamentalists attempted to invade a health center in the city of Recife in a bid to prevent the procedure. The child earlier had to travel over 1,800 km after she was denied her legal right in her home State

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