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Netflix series, the Mechanism, premiered on Friday, March 23. The new feature by Narcos and Elite Squad director José Padilha was immediately received with …

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By Pablo Villaça. Text translated with omission of author. From today – and until the situation changes in the country – I will cease my …

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On January 3rd the mixed ownership, Brazilian Petroleum company Petrobras, announced a the largest settlement by a foreign company ever made with North American shareholders, …

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In 2006, Globo TV’s senior news editor Ali Kamel wrote a book called “We are not racists“, in which he argued that, despite all …

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By Amauri Gonzo. It is always hard to explain Brazilian politics to foreigners. There is a lot of history and many characters and there …

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Alfredo Saad-Filho 23 May 2017. Originally published at OpenDemocracy. “Out with Temer – direct elections now!”. Amid meltdown in Brazil, the left calls for democracy, while …

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At this time of crisis in the media industry, it is with regret that an article like this even needs to be published, but analysis …

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By Brian Mier. During my 22 years in Brazil I’ve gotten used to gringos moving down here who, before taking the time to understand …

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Since the emergence of what would come to be called “Lava Jato” in 2009, every honest political commentator has been clear: the operation was …

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He’s a political insider who pretends to be an outsider. He is a businessman prone to hysterical twitter meltdowns, who has fired staff live …

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