Posts by : Brian Mier

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Writer, geographer and development professional who has lived in Brazil for 22 years. Former directorate member of the Fórum Nacional de Reforma Urbana (National Urban Reform Forum). Has lived in São Luis, Recife, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Author of “Os Megaeventos Esportivos na Cidade do Rio de Janeiro e o Direito á Cidade” (CEPR/Ford: Rio. 2016). Editor of "Voices of the Brazilian Left" (Sumare:Liverpool:2018). Irregular correspondent for the Chicago radio show This is Hell.
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By Brian Mier. The Brazilian Supreme Court reversed a 2018 ruling on November 7, upholding the principle of innocent until proven guilty in the …

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Released on Friday, November 8th, after 580 days in political imprisonment in Curitiba, former President Lula posted his first video on Instagram, sending a …

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Last night (11/8/2019) the Brazilian Supreme Court upheld the principal of innocent until proven guilty from the 1988 Constitution and ruled that it is …

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Federal Police agent who issued arrest warrant for Rousseff is a subordinate and close ally of disgraced Justice Minister Sérgio Moro. The move was blocked …

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2 months into the largest spill in Brazilian history, after gutting environmental protection agencies and silencing scientific research institutes, the government can’t figure out …

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Scientist says slick appears to be from drilling accident. Bolsonaro administration ignores data, tries to blame Venezuela On October 30th, two days before Brazilian …

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A FUNAI inspection post built inside the Karipuna reservation in Rondonia was destroyed by loggers and land thieves. The building had equipment in it …

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Brasil Wire correctly called the 2016 Coup, corruption in the Lava Jato investigation and fraudulent rise of Bolsonaro in real time because we read …

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As former President’s case comes up to the Supreme Court, corrupt prosecutor Delton Dallagnol tries to strike a deal to transfer him to semi-open …

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House Resolution 594 directs US DOJ inspector general to perform a full review of the Department’s activities in Brazil On September 25 a group …