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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.

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

Bolsonaro’s disapproval rating breaks new record at 54%, Datafolha shows

The study also reveals that 43% of the population blames the president for the worsening COVID-19 crisis

Bolsonaro introduces Eletrobras bill: “Privatization agenda continues in full swing”

The measure took its first steps in congress and Arthur Lira promises to discuss matter “very quickly.” The debate begins next week

Brazil: transgender murders increased by 41% in 2020

Report shows that 175 trans women were murdered last year, 68% of victims were black

MST Quilombo Campo Grande camp resists eviction in the midst of the pandemic

The Quilombo Campo Grande camp is resisting an eviction which began early on August 12. The camp is home to 450 landless families who have been living, producing and working there for over 2 decades.

Brazilian liberation theologist Dom Pedro Casaldáliga passes away

Dom Pedro Casaldáliga Plá was renowned for his defense of the rights of indigenous people and the poor

Brazilian movements intensify “Out Bolsonaro” campaign

Bolsonaro’s grave mismanagement of the virus has made Brazil the global epicenter of COVID-19.

Bolsonaro’s crimes: social movements file a new impeachment request

Administrative malpractice and criminal negligence on environmental issues are part of the document submitted on Tuesday

Victims of reopening in Brazil: Stories of those who contracted COVID-19 going back to work

São Paulo begins a new phase of reopening, but flexibility has its victims, expert warns of infection rate increase

Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

The president had already told his followers on Monday July 6 that he had symptoms such as a fever of 38 degrees and pain

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