Brazil
21 dead due to severe flooding in Bahia state of Brazil

The Brazilian state of Bahia is in a state of crisis following severe flooding wherein more than 471,000 people have been affected

“Lula knows that the ecological question is strategic and fundamental,” says Leonardo Boff

The Brazilian theologian discusses the direction of society, the need to save the people and the planet, and Pope Francis

Amidst the chaos of 2021, movements remember victories that helped the people of Brazil

Suspension of evictions, a campaign against hunger, electricity for all, and vaccine access are among the achievements of movements in 2021

João Pedro Stedile on Bolsonaro and Brazilian elections in 2022

Brazilian peasant leader João Pedro Stedile discusses the different dimensions of the worst crisis in the country’s recent history, as well as the priorities for movements in 2022

“You can feel it, Lula president”: crowd welcomes former president in Buenos Aires

Visit by the former Brazilian president supports the Peronist government in its agenda of agreements with the IMF

Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad: We stand with the residents of the Marielle Vive Camp in Valinhos (Brazil)

In response to the order to evict 450 families of the Marielle Vive camp, Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad manifest their solidarity and call for the evictions to be halted.

100,000 people have become literate through MST education programs in Brazil

In 37 years of struggle, the MST has already enabled more than 100,000 people throughout Brazil to become literate. The work has been based on the Cuban literacy method “Yes, I can” and Paulo Freire’s Brazilian Cultural Circle

As poverty worsens in Brazil, movements demand action

In the last two years, the number of hungry in Brazil has risen from 10.3 million to 19.1 million, according to the National Survey on Food Insecurity.

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.

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