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DEMOCRACY FOREIGN POLICY SOVEREIGNTY UNITED STATES

Brazil, Kazakhstan and the Grand Chess Board

Like Brazil under Workers Party Governance, Kazakhstan has tried to maintain a balancing act by maintaining good relations with China, Russia, the US and Europe. Like Brazil under the PT, this isn’t good enough for the US State Department by Marcelo Zero* Kazakhstan, a country of 2.7 million km2 located in Central Asia, is a […]

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FOREIGN POLICY RELIGION

Bolsonaro and Islamophobia in Brazil

By Nathália Urban  Brazil is home to several cultures and religions, such as Islam, which according to a demographic census by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), carried out in 2010 is practiced by 35.000, but the Islamic associations in the country and Harvard Divinity School argue that the number it can reach […]

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AUTHORITARIANISM DEMOCRACY FOREIGN POLICY OPINION POLITICS

UN General Assembly Meets Bolsonaro’s Ideological Chloroquine

You cannot teach a delusional person to use reason. Democracy cannot be taught to a tyrant. by Marcelo Zero President Bolsonaro’s so-called “letter of surrender”, delivered to the Supreme Court after the failed September 7 coup attempt, created an expectation among the optimists that he could somehow be controlled by the institutions. It created an […]

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FOREIGN POLICY LATIN AMERICA SOVEREIGNTY UNITED STATES

The CIA, Brazil And The New Cold War With China

The imperative behind CIA director William J. Burns classified trip to Brazil appears to be part of an effort to contain and prevent ascendence of South American governments allied with, or sympathetic to, the Peoples Republic of China. By Nathalia Urban The recent visit to Brazil by the director of CIA William J. Burns was […]

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FOREIGN POLICY LATIN AMERICA LAVA JATO LAWFARE SOVEREIGNTY UNITED STATES

White House admits CIA involvement in “War on Corruption” which jailed Lula and elected Bolsonaro

In a White House ‘Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on the Fight Against Corruption’, a Biden administration official admitted that the CIA and other parts of the U.S. intelligence apparatus were involved in assisting the “War on Corruption” which jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and elected Jair Bolsonaro. Read the […]

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Coronavirus FOREIGN POLICY

Brazilian Vaccine Production Halted After Bolsonaro’s China Attacks

By Nathalia Urban The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) interrupted its production of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine due to lack of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (IFA). The institute says that a shipment of IFA should arrive tomorrow (22/05). AstraZeneca and CoronaVac are the only two vaccines of the Ministry of Health’s National Immunization Program (PNI), that are produced […]

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COUNCIL OF THE AMERICAS ECONOMY ELECTION 2022 FOREIGN POLICY LATIN AMERICA SOVEREIGNTY UNITED STATES

South America’s ‘Business Friendly’ Bloodbath

International Business and Banking support for the most repressive regimes in Latin America is even more evident than it was during the original cold war. Now, Wall Streetʼs three main men in South America all face charges of crimes against humanity, even genocide, at the International Criminal Court.  Whilst the anglosphere regularly attacks governments of […]

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Coronavirus COUNCIL OF THE AMERICAS FOREIGN POLICY SOVEREIGNTY UNITED STATES

Brazil is ground-zero for the genocidal logic of U.S. vaccine diplomacy

Whilst the United States rushes to complete the vaccination of its own people, Brazil witnesses massive loss of life. Reduced to pawns in the latest geopolitical game of the new cold war, Brazilians have been viewed by the United States as expendable, to prevent growth of Russian and Chinese diplomatic influence in Latin America. U.S. […]

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Coronavirus FOREIGN POLICY UNITED STATES

With 400,000 Dead, Brazil Regulator Slammed For “Political” Veto Of Russian Vaccine

Brazilian states attempting to buy Russia’s Sputnik V, and its manufacturer, both denounce regulatory agency Anvisa’s “political decision” to block the vaccine’s importation to Brazil. On March 15th 2021 Brasil Wire revealed in an exclusive that the United States had pressured Brazil’s government to refuse offers of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, which was the […]

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DEMOCRACY FOREIGN POLICY GLOBO LAVA JATO LAWFARE MEDIA SOVEREIGNTY UNITED STATES

Lula’s full speech after being declared innocent

Ex-president Lula da Silva delivered an historical speech in São Bernardo do Campo, on March 10th, 2021, two days after the annulment of Operation Car Wash convictions. Below is the full transcript. I was sitting at your place and I was finding it a little difficult to understand the words you were saying, possibly because you […]