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Vargas Llosa And The Autocratic Involution Of Liberalism

By Atilio Borón I must admit, Vargas Llosa is, as Jorge Luis Borges would say, "incorrigible." The passage of time is implacable and in his case, unlike others, it has accelerated his...

‘Go back to the plantation’ – Curitiba moves to impeach 1st City Councilor

The first impeachment process against a city councilor in the 329-year history of Curitiba - the Brazilian city that most cherishes its "European heritage" - is underway, and it has nothing...

Damage Control: CIA Told Bolsonaro “Not To Mess” With Brazil Election, US Government Sources Claim

Through a series of coordinated, limited statements, the United States appears to be distancing itself from Brazilian neofascist president Bolsonaro, the coup-threatened coming election, and its own involvement in the disgraced...

Transparency International: Brazil Court Opens Investigation Of Anti-Corruption NGO

By Brian Mier Brazil's Federal Auditing Court and Public Prosecutors Office have filed to open an investigation against Transparency International and the Brasília district Public Prosecutors Office over allegations of illegal collaboration...

Fallen US-Asset Sergio Moro “To Abandon Presidential Bid”

It has been reported that US-trained Lava Jato Judge Sergio Moro, who is currently polling single figures for the forthcoming presidential election, will now leave the Podemos party to join to...

Lula Gains Access To US/Lava Jato Partnership Info

Lula has been exonerated from all Lava Jato charges, but the investigation into the US role in the greatest travesty of justice in Brazilian history continues. By Brian Mier This week Brazil's Superior...

Moro’s U.S. Law Firm Received R$40 Million From His Lava Jato Targets, Says Federal Audit Court

Brazil's Federal Audit Court has asked the Attorney General to freeze presidential pre-candidate Sergio Moro's assets. The court (TCU) says that the law firm which until recently employed the disgraced ex-judge received...

US-backed Moro Secretly Tried To Prevent Dilma’s 2014 Re-Election

New evidence shows how the U.S.-coached judge and presidential hopeful Sergio Moro fabricated a media scandal on the brink of the 2014 election designed to bring down the incumbent president Dilma...

Electoral Court President Admits Dilma Rousseff Was Victim Of A Coup

Supreme Court Minister Luís Roberto Barroso, President of Brazil's Electoral Court has written that common budgetary maneuvers (pedaladas) were only a formal justification for Dilma Rousseff's 2016 overthrow, when the real reason...

Brazil Elections 2022: Greenwald debates Mier

On January 24, Brasil Wire editor Brian Mier appeared on Eoin Higgins podcast, Flashpoint, to present his analysis of Brazilian Congressman David Miranda and his husband Glenn Greenwald's abandonment of the...

“Moro will soon be deactivated by his owners in the USA, because he is useless” says Senator

Senator Renan Calheiros, former president of the upper house, described the Operation Lava Jato judge turned presidential hopeful as 'a first-generation robot, with no ability to learn'...  Carta Capital reports that senior...

CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou speaks about Sergio Moro and US interference in Brazil

John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer. Like many at the agency, Kiriakou was originally recruited from George Washington university, as a young student in the 1980s. Eventually, upset at CIA...

Vladimir Safatle: There was no election in 2018. Relying on the US is suicide.

In an interview by Leneide Duarte-Plon for Carta Maior, writer, philosophy professor and psychoanalyst Vladimir Safatle spoke of the coming elections and Brazil's democratic collapse. In 2018, Safatle, then a regular columnist...

Brasília Judge ends Lava Jato witch hunt against Lula

Court ruling means Atibaia vacation home case against former President Lula - one of three US DOJ-backed, illegal convictions used to help elect Jair Bolsonaro - can never be reopened. by Brian...

Lava Jato And Bolsonaros Negotiated For Israeli Pegasus Spyware

In an exclusive report by journalist Jamil Chade for UOL it has been revealed that disgraced anti-corruption operation Lava Jato had negotiated with Israeli Cyber weaponry firm NSO for its Pegasus spyware,...

Lava Jato: Sergio Moro’s 7 Crimes of Judicial Bias

Update 23/6/21: Brazil's Supreme Court has re-confirmed its March 2021 ruling that Sergio Moro acted with bias in his prosecution of Lula as part of the US-orchestrated Lava Jato investigation. by Brian...

US Lawmakers Demand Answers on DOJ role in Lava Jato

By Brian Mier US involvement in Brazil's fraudulent Lava Jato "anti-corruption" investigation has been a matter of public record for years, since the Department of Justice and SEC began levying billions of...

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...

How The US Taught Judge Moro To “Take Down” Lula

How a US State Department official taught illegal tactics to Brazilian judges and prosecutors that went on to be used to remove Lula from the 2018 presidential race by Joaquim de Carvalho In...

Lava Jato’s devil’s deal with the private sector

A new video shows the Lava Jato task-force forging a plea bargain testimony to help one side in a private sector legal battle, in order to harass defense firms that represented...

“A victory for the Law”: Lula Defence Lawyers React To Moro STF Ruling

Former President Lula's defence lawyers Cristiano Zanin Martins and Valeska T. Z. Martins released a short statement following the Brazilian Supreme Court's April 22 ruling to uphold an earlier judgement, making...

Lava Jato dismantled economy for benefit of foreign interests: Supreme Court’s Lewandowski

During the Supreme Court's April 22 decision to try Lava Jato judge Sérgio Moro for judicial bias in his jailing of presidential candidate Lula da Silva in 2018, Minister Ricardo Lewandowski...

“A Sign Of Progress”: How A Tiny Corporate Media Clique Inverted Reality During Brazil’s 2016 Coup

On the fifth anniversary of Dilma Rousseff's impeachment, the role foreign media played in propagandising for it still warrants further investigation. Little of international media coverage of Brazil’s 2016 coup and its...

Le Monde says what we already knew: Lava Jato acted as a US agency in Brazil

Since its inception in 2014, Brasil Wire has published 230 critical articles on Operation Lava Jato, and specifically its relationship with the United States government. Evidence we and Brazilian independent media...

Marisa: The Violence Of Lawfare And The End Of A Lie

On Friday 26th March 2021, TV Globo's flagship news bulletin Jornal Nacional made an admission with serious ramifications. After six years of relentless smears, often briefing direct from the Lava Jato task...

São Paulo Court Rules Lula family never owned Triplex

Acting within its legal jurisdiction, São Paulo court ruling puts final nail in coffin of witch hunt against former President Lula and his family. On March 24, 2021, a São Paulo Court...

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...

Why was British media silent about the persecution of Lula?

“Through these omissions, British media coverage, like Brazilian mainstream coverage, did not just simplify & sensationalise what was happening in Brazil, it provided editorial cover for wrongdoings.” By Mariana Noviello. Originally published...

Brazilian Supreme Court Authorizes Investigation of Sergio Moro

For years, the media treated far-right Lava Jato Judge Sergio Moro as a superhero. Now he's facing felony charges by Brian Mier In a landmark ruling on March 23, 2021, the Brazilian Supreme...

Lava Jato Dies, Lula Is Reborn: Behind The Supreme Court Ruling

By Brian Mier On March 8th, Brazilian Supreme Court Minister Edson Fachin dismissed all Lava Jato related charges against former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva. The ruling came as a surprise...
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