LAVA JATO

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By Dora Incontri. Translated by Brasil Wire. Original version. I never voted for Lula. I also never voted for Dilma or Fernando Henrique Cardoso or …

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In 2016, with Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment underway, a rumour spread that actor Wagner Moura, regular collaborator with director Jose Padilha, had refused the role of …

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The first piece translated & published in partnership with Outras Palavras explores the disturbing circumstances around the plane crash which killed 5 people, including the Supreme Court’s …

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In January 2017 Brazil’s Attorney General Rodrigo Janot made an unprecedented trip to Davos for the World Economic Forum, during which he addressed assembled billionaires about …

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During a recent visit to Porto Alegre, Cuban professor and writer Raúl Antonio Capote Fernández talked about a 20 year recruitment process that culminated …

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As a series of widely publicized corruption accusations against former President Luis “Lula” Inacio da Silva fail to pan out, the local and international …

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A theatre play that mocks the violence of the Military Police was interrupted by the Military Police itself, indicative of a dark moment — Brazil’s flirtation …

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Shortly after suspension of Dilma Rousseff  (Workers Party/PT) as President following consecutive Congressional and Senate votes for her impeachment, her Vice President Michel Temer …

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The situation in Brasil at the time of publication is extremely complicated & fluid but to better understand it, it needs to be broken down …

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The depiction of Operation Lava Jato as an apolitical moral crusade, a new essentialist myth and a natural phase in the country’s development, is …

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