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Brazil’s Supreme Court rules that Sérgio Moro was partial when convicting Lula

Minister Cármen Lúcia changed her vote from 2018 and flipped the ruling against the former judge Sérgio Moro

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

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

Workers’ power brings Uruguay to a halt

The national trade union center called for a multisectorial general strike in solidarity with the gas workers of MontevideoGas and against the International Labor Organization’s decision on collective wage bargaining.

Uruguayan gas workers begin an indefinite general strike

The strike has been called in solidarity with the gas workers of MontevideoGas company and against the Brazilian state owned company Petrobras.

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

Thousands of Uruguayan workers mobilize during partial general strike

The Uruguayan trade unions called for a partial general strike in solidarity with the gas workers of the MontevideoGas, who have been on a hunger strike since April 30.

Do you know why Lula is in prison?

Learn more details about the process that brought the greatest people’s leader in Brazil’s recent history to prison

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