Michel Temer
Bringing hope back to Brazil

Thousands took to the streets of Brazil to celebrate Lula’s victory in the Brazilian presidential elections held on Sunday, October 30.

Brazilian judge annuls criminal convictions against Lula da Silva and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the decision by a Brazilian Supreme Court Judge annulling the criminal convictions against former president Lula da Silva, the start of the trial of former police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, the upcoming vote of confidence in Libya, the protests across Latin America and the Carribbean on International Women’s Day, and the possible reasons behind the explosion of the SpaceX SN10 Starship rocket

Removing Bolsonaro from office is a feminist task in Brazil

There is only one way to stop the death, hunger, and unemployment that haunt us, a reality for thousands of Brazilian households: Bolsonaro and all his corrupt, militarized government must be immediately impeached, writes historian Maria Fernanda Marcelino

Victims of neoliberalism, poor countries face consequences in healthcare systems

The Tricontinental Institute gathered reports from healthcare professionals and analyzed the situation in some countries

Brumadinho, six months after a crime with no remedy

Vale is paying a minimum wage as emergency aid to less than 10% of the 944,000 people affected by the dam disaster

“Funds for votes”: Brazil’s lower house passes pension overhaul in first-round vote

Federal representatives deliberate on controversial bill amid protests and political instability

Thousands of Brazilians to go on strike against pension reforms on Friday

The countrywide general strike is against the proposed pension reforms that are likely to raise the average retirement age. A wide range of demands, including higher spending for education and a halt to privatization of refineries, are also being raised

Brazil’s ex-president Michel Temer arrested

Police executed warrant this morning as part of the ‘Car Wash’ task force; a former minister was also arrested

Bolsonaro inaugurated yesterday as president of Brazil

12 heads of state attended the ceremony as far-right politician takes office in Latin America’s biggest nation