Jair Bolsonaro
Brazilians reject Bolsonaro’s response to COVID-19

In response to Bolsonaro’s callousness towards dealing with the crisis, fresh cacerolazos took place in many cities. Talks of his impeachment have also begun to gain strength.

Bolsonaro trivializes coronavirus and demands return to normal in his broadcast to nation

The president rejected isolation, blamed the press for “hysteria” and said that COVID-19 is “just a little cold” in “healthy people”

Brazil coronavirus How Latin America and the Caribbean are dealing with COVID-19

We look at the spread of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean region, as well as responses by governments which have ranged from pro-active and prompt to lax

With no rights, informal workers are more exposed to coronavirus and the crisis

More than 38 million people – 41% of the labor force – are unable to follow guidelines with no safety nets

Elon Musk Is Acting Like a Neo-Conquistador for South America’s Lithium

Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano look at the scramble for Bolivia’s lithium resources led by billionaire Elon Musk in the context of the coup d’état

Millions mobilize across Latin America for International Working Women’s Day

This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality

Women of MST occupy Ministry of Agriculture in Brasilia

The action aims to denounce the policies of the Bolsonaro government in relation to the economy, land, and agriculture

Over 3,500 Landless Women occupy Brasilia at 1st National MST Women’s Meeting

The event will gather rural women from all over Brazil in the capital, ending in a march on International Women´s Day

“Women will only be free when we dismantle capitalism”

Maria Júlia Montero, of the World March of Women, talks about the mobilizations planned for March 8

Oil workers go on indefinite strike against mass layoffs and dismantling of Petrobras

The state-run company is selling 8 refineries, thousands of miles of pipelines, and fuel distributors

Ep 81: Anti-Bolsonaro protests in India, and more…

In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at these protests and strikes in Colombia and South Africa.

TRANSPORT PROTEST IN BRAZIL Social movements in Brazil protest public transport fare hike

The demonstration that began on January 24 at the Terminal Parque Dom Pedro II was met with heavy police repression.

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