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Brazil’s alternative media: usually right, always ignored

Brasil Wire correctly called the 2016 Coup, corruption in the Lava Jato investigation and fraudulent rise of Bolsonaro in real time because we read and respect Brazil’s vibrant and sophisticated alternative...

Hunger Crisis Returning to Brazil, says Francisco Menezes

Menezes, an economist who works for ActionAid and IBASE, says the data suggests Brazil will return to the UN World Hunger Map. The study, which will be released at the end...

Rosary for Lula Sparks Vatican Intrigue

Vatican News runs and retracts false information about Papal Assessor’s visit to Lula. After widely publicizing the former, Brazil's biggest news companies ignore the retraction. The Vatican is no stranger to intrigue and infighting....

Petroleum Workers Strike Against Neoliberal Price Policy

72-hour national warning strike started at 12:01 AM. Petroleum workers have been holding assemblies and protests for two months to halt Petrobras privatization and change its pricing policies.  By Rosely Rocha “Everyone on...

Petroleum Workers Gear Up for National Strike

“The Brazilian people are anxious for reductions in gasoline, cooking gas and diesel prices,” says Petroleum workers union leader José Maria Rangel By Andre Accarini The warm up for the petroleum workers'...

Petrobras Scandal Might Dismantle Brasil’s Political Party System

The Federal Police Operation that uncovered bribes to politicians and a cartel of gigantic construction companies goes much beyond corruption at Brasil’s state-oil Petrobras. Although most of the implicated belong in...
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