Written exclusively for Brasil Wire by Marie Declercq.  The experience of being a woman in Brasil often seems to be limited to a part …


Frei Betto, 70,  a Dominican Friar and author of 52 books, is one of the central figures in the Brazilian liberation theology movement. Tortured …


A community of indigenous Guarani are celebrating a significant legal victory to demarcate their ancestral land in the Jaraguá neighbourhood of northern São Paulo. …


The centre of São Paulo is mainly comprised of commercial, office and abandoned buildings. Most of those who work there cannot afford the rent …


Brazil currently has its most conservative Congress in decades. As violence against social movements increases and the criminalization of Brazilian social movements in the …




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