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“Our central focus is to save lives and we will not abandon it.” During the 2018 presidential elections, Jair Bolsonaro lost by a 2:1 …

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Last Friday, Jair Bolsonaro decided to make a confusing and incriminating statement in reaction to the departure of his Minister of Justice, Sergio Moro. …

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By Bruno Falci and Clara Domingos. Jornalistas Livres. Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos, with a PhD in Sociology of Law from Yale University, is …

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Chief of Staff General Braga Netto’s launch of a massive public investment programme, dubbed his “Marshall Plan” is the strongest indication yet that President …

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Academy-award nominated director Petra Costa has posted on social media in response to the Bolsonaro-led protests on Sunday 19th April 2020, which although small …

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To hundreds of supporters who waited for him in front of the army headquarters in Brasilia, holding signs calling for shutting down Congress and …

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On Monday 13th April, word began to spread that Brazil’s high profile Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta, having been saved from dismissal by the …

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In what has been called a “war operation”, the Communist Party-run Brazilian state of Maranhão has purchased Chinese ventilators to fight the Covid-19 pandemic …

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Buried under a global pandemic is the most important Brazil story for decades. Unless the role of the United States in Brazil’s democratic collapse …