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“There is no democracy, there is no functioning citizenship, there is no basic humanity while there is hunger.” On one of his final podcasts …

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Brazil’s former President Lula da Silva has expressed concern about the threat of armed conflict involving Brazil, and questioned the new National Defence Policy …

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We are writing this in shock and grief at the sudden passing of our friend, journalist and broadcaster Michael Brooks. Michael had been a …

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Frei Betto is a Brazilian writer, philosopher, liberation theologian, and Dominican friar. Involved in Brazil’s emancipatory struggles for decades, Betto was imprisoned for four years …

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The story of how the United States changed Brazil’s political scenario through Department of Justice involvement in anti-corruption operation Lava Jato (Car Wash) is …

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Natalia Viana, editor from the respected Brazilian investigative journalism site Agência Pública, recently published a 5 part series based on information shared from leaked …

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A reabertura do comércio nos Estados Unidos causou um aumento nos novos casos de coronavírus, com os governos locais já revertendo a decisão. Mesmo …

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How were a group of public prosecutors allowed to report directly to agents from other countries, and why were these illegal actions endorsed by …

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Reopening of commerce in the United States has caused a spike in new coronavirus cases, with local governments already reversing the decision. Unabated, Brazil’s …

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At the time of publication, June 23, 2020, Brazil has just passed the grim marker of 50 thousand confirmed Covid-19 deaths. Estimates generated from …