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By Brian Mier. The political situation in Brazil is getting confusing, even for people who study it. To summarise recent events, in April the …

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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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On May 18 as part of a corruption investigation that was not directly related to Operation Car Wash, Joesley Batista, a director of JBS, …

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By Joana Tavares / Brasil de Fato. May 18, 2017. Joao Pedro Stedile, leader of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST) and of the …

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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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Chuck Mertz: Remember all the reporting and media coverage being given to the protests against the alleged corruption of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff that …

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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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Original version of article at COHA. Reproduced with permission. This interview was originally conducted in Portuguese, and translated by the author. Erminia Maricato is …

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For the second time in two weeks, hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets to protest Post-Coup President Michel Temer’s neoliberal retirement …

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Originally written for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs’ Brazil Unit This interview was originally made in Portuguese, and translated by the author. To download a …

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