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Brazilian private healthcare network under investigation for malpractice during pandemic

According to an official investigation underway by the government of São Paulo, the private healthcare network Prevent Senior used patients as test subjects for COVID treatment and then hid the real number of deaths

‘Brazilians are hungry because they have no income, not because of a lack of production’: João Pedro Stedile

For Stedile, large sections of the bourgeoisie have already manifested their deep dissatisfaction with the Bolsonaro government but have not reached a consensus about an alternative

On Brazil’s independence day, hundreds of thousands defended democracy

The ‘Cry of the Excluded’ also mobilized people in defense of national sovereignty and against the favoring of the interests of the ruling class, companies and banks over the well-being of the people.

Bolsonaro marches against democracy in Brazil

Far-right Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has called on his supporters to participate in mass mobilizations on September 7, Brazilian Independence Day, amid a continued drop in approval ratings and increased scrutiny from both the legislative and judiciary over his government’s actions.

Eating with hope: Solidarity initiatives are the alternative for Brazil’s hungry

Over the past few years, an about-turn in policies saw a massive increase in hunger in Brazil. As the pandemic wreaked havoc, solidarity initiatives and donations, which feed close to 30% of the population, were all that stood between people and starvation.

Mass protests against Bolsonaro continue in Brazil

Organizers of the international action estimate that more than 600,000 people mobilized in 509 cities.

COVID-19 in Brazil: Over half a million deaths and a tale of political incompetence

The inadequate approach of Jair Bolsonaro’s administration has strongly contributed to the horrific death toll in Brazil due to COVID-19. Support for his policies has hit a record low, as he faces an inquiry for deliberately spreading the virus

Mobilizations against Bolsonaro gain strength and mobilize around 750 thousand people

Actions for “Vaccine in the arm, food on the plate and get out Bolsonaro” were organized in at least 400 cities across Brazil and saw the participation of 750 thousand people

Hundreds of thousands hit the streets against Bolsonaro in Brazil

The triggering point for the protest was 500,000 deaths due to the pandemic in Brazil. Brazil has been reeling under the pandemic especially since the beginning of 2021 recording around 300,000 deaths and 10 million cases.

Brazil leads 2021 COVID-19 death toll worldwide. Number of victims nears 490k

The rate of death is 4.4x that of the rest of the world. “3 quarters of deaths in Brazil were preventable,” says epidemiologist

Massive protests against Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil

Over 420,000 people across 213 Brazilian cities participated in the protests against President Jair Bolsonaro over his mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic among other things

Environment Minister and president of IBAMA are targeted in Federal Police operation

The task force revealed on Wednesday, May 19, investigates illegal timber exports to the US and Europe

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