Brazil
Protests against Bolsonaro end up in repression and confrontation with far-right

First uprising since the beginning of the pandemic was organized by Brazil’s soccer fan organizations

Brazilian President Bolsonaro confesses to intervening in Police in order to protect his family

The video with the confession was shared during a legal process against the president in the Supreme Court

The human toll of COVID-19 in Brazil

The corona crisis has also brought to the forefront the crisis in Brazil’s healthcare system. The Sistema Único de Saúde – SUS -, Brazil’s publicly funded health system has been facing dire budget cuts over the past several years while the private system has been steadily growing.

Murder of Black youth in Rio de Janeiro shows racist nature of policing in Brazil

14-year-old João Pedro Mattos Pinto was playing in the yard of his house when he was shot in the midst of an operation involving the Federal Police and of the Coordinator of Special Resources (Core)

In less than a month, Brazil sees two health ministers leave office

Nelson Teich, who assumed the position after Luiz Henrique Mandetta was fired, stepped down after less than a month

To combat “hunger pandemic” MST has donated more than 600 tons of food

Kelli Mafort, one of the movement’s leaders, reinforces the importance of solidarity in order to save lives

Coronavirus, economic crisis and authoritarianism: Brazil’s perfect storm

Matheus Falcão and Maíra Mathias of the People’s Health Movement-Brazil analyze the government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis and examine the challenges faced by the public health system in dealing with such situations

Brazil’s Justice Minister quits Bolsonaro govt due to “political interference”

Brazil’s Justice Minister quits Bolsonaro government over alleged “political interference”

Rising death toll and collapsing services, Manaus buries Covid victims in mass graves

The country’s seventh largest city is facing an unprecedented health crisis with a lack of health and funeral services

Massacre at Eldorado do Carajás 24 years ago: “A day not to be forgotten”

In April of 1996, 21 farm workers were murdered; those who survived turned their pain into struggle

Bolsonaro sacks Health Minister amid the pandemic

Relationship between the two soured during the coronavirus crisis; another physician is set to take over

João Pedro Stedile: Neoliberalism and finance capital have been defeated by coronavirus

The member of MST’s national board analyzes the current international and Brazilian contexts in wake of the coronavirus pandemic

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