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Western Media Rehabilitate Brazil’s Criminal Ex-Justice Minister for Presidential Run

By Lucas Koerner. This article originally appeared at FAIR. Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro resigned from his post in the far-right Bolsonaro government on April 24, accusing the president of “political interference”...

The Ghosts of June 2013

Brazil is still haunted by the ghosts of June 2013. Seven years on, as anti-government protests grow and police violence intensifies, its lesser known stories need to be re-examined in light of...

NYT and Latin American Coups: In Hybrid War “Nuance” Is A Rhetorical Weapon

On June 10, 2020, the New York Times ran a front page article headlined "Coup Threats Rattle Brazil as Virus Deaths Surge". To seasoned Brazil watchers this was not in itself shocking....

Paralysis of the present: How Western media confines US imperialism to the past

Using Venezuela as an example, journalist John McEvoy explores the Western media tendency to ignore and erase US imperialism in the present day, only to acknowledge it in hindsight, when it...

The FBI, the Fusion Center, and the Far Right: US creep in Brazil

In an important new investigation, journalist Natalia Viana of Agência Pública has revealed how, during Sergio Moro's 15 month tenure as Justice and Security Minister under Jair Bolsonaro, he quickly enabled...

Genocide: Miners and loggers target uncontacted tribal lands under cover of Covid-19

With Brazil's Coronavirus pandemic dramatically worsening, over 100 indigenous people are reported to have died as a result of Covid-19, and some of of the world’s most vulnerable uncontacted tribes are...

Moro “Hid Lava Jato’s collusion with the USA” – Lula Lawyer Zanin

Editors note: We have published more material in English on this subject than any other platform. You can find it all in one place here. On Saturday, May 9, Cristiano Zanin, a...

Boaventura de Sousa Santos: “Moro is the U.S.’ candidate for 2022”.

By Bruno Falci and Clara Domingos. Jornalistas Livres. Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos, with a PhD in Sociology of Law from Yale University, is a professor and coordinator at CES - Center...

Brazil’s Armed Forces are “to defend US interests” says researcher

For Héctor Luís Saint-Pierre, it is a military paradox to support the deregulation of the economy and the sell-off of assets. By Ana Penido. Brasil de Fato. 26 October 2019. With the broad...

Exposed: The UK’s Secret Meetings With The Bolsonaros

In the first part of this series on British involvement in Brazilian internal affairs it was revealed that the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has deleted its record of correspondence and...

An interview with Lula. Part One

In January, 2020, Brasil Wire in partnership with Michael Brooks, host of the Michael Brooks Show, interviewed former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the Workers Party (PT) headquarters in...

The Tories’ War on Progressive Latin America

Cosying up to Bolsonaro, supporting coup d'états and facilitating crackdowns on human rights - the Tory record in Latin America today tells you why they were so willing to make friends...

Notorious U.S. Intelligence Official Visits Lula Appeal Court

The controversial TRF-4 (4th Regional Federal Court) in Porto Alegre has been hit by fresh scandal, one which re-opens the question of United States interference in Brazilian law enforcement, and its...

As Lula Emerges From Prison, US Media Ignore How Washington Helped Put Him There

By Brian Mier. The Brazilian Supreme Court reversed a 2018 ruling on November 7, upholding the principle of innocent until proven guilty in the 1988 Constitution and declaring it illegal to jail...

Illegally privatised Brazilian companies can be repossessed, politician warns

In Curitiba, former Senator from the center-right MDB party Roberto Requião reminds the public that purchasing stolen property from an illegitimate government is a crime and this opens the legal door...

Better Than Kissinger: How Wall Street Recolonized Brazil. Part Four.

In September 2019, Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs Ernesto Araújo met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington D.C. and the pair announced a new U.S.-Brazil bilateral agreement to open...

Gold Against The Soul: How Wall Street Recolonized Brazil. Part Three.

In September 2019, Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs Ernesto Araújo met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington D.C. and the pair announced a new U.S.-Brazil bilateral agreement to open...

Smiling Assassins: How Wall Street Recolonized Brazil. Part Two.

In September 2019, Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs Ernesto Araújo met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington D.C. and the pair announced a new U.S.-Brazil bilateral agreement to open...

How Wall Street Recolonized Brazil. Part One.

In September 2019, Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs Ernesto Araújo met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington D.C. and the pair announced a new U.S.-Brazil bilateral agreement to open...

Rousseff in El País: “My departure was the opening act in a play that has not ended.”

In an interview with El País, Dilma Rousseff, ousted in 2016, warned “It was a Coup. My departure was the opening act in a play that has not ended." Speaking to the...

Lula Interview: PT’s mistakes and US role in the Coup

In a subtitled interview  which is linked below, the political prisoner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva speaks of strategic errors made by the PT, BRICS, and the documented US involvement in...

The battle for Brazil’s future: an interview with Elias Jabbour

By Fiona Edwards The election of far right politician Jair Bolsonaro in last year’s Brazilian Presidential election sent shock-waves across Latin America and the entire world. What has been the impact of...

Alcântara Base: US deal a threat to Sovereignty and Quilombo communities

The Alcântara Accord Would Sacrifice Brazil's Sovereignty, Development, and the Rights of its Quilombo Residents. By Sean T. Mitchell On August 20, Brazil’s House Committee on Foreign Relations and National Defense approved the...

How to navigate Anglo media’s Amazon doublespeak

By Brian Mier I spent last week in the Brazilian Amazon in Porto Velho, Rondonia, on the edge of what is called the arco do incendios. The “arc of fires” is a region stretching...

A Plea for the Protection of Science in Brazil

From Science without Borders Fellows September 05, 2019 We, fellows of the Science without Borders Program, join forces with the Brazilian and international academic communities to express our concern with the current political...

The Amazon’s Neocolonial Problem

There is a left argument for Brazilian sovereignty that should never need to be made. The 2019 G7 summit in Biarritz unnecessarily handed Brazil’s Neofascist Bolsonaro a propaganda coup with which to...

Hybrid War: Why is Sérgio Moro Still Free?

The crimes that he himself reported should be enough to cause Justice Minister Sérgio Moro's dismissal and imprisonment. His persistence in office and the explicit US government actions to protect him...

Celso Amorim: Brasil’s madness as a method of destruction

By Joaquim Palhares and Mariana Serafini. Tolstoy opens his classic Anna Karenina with the famous phrase "all happy families look alike, but every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way", "and...

Eduardo Bolsonaro, Caligula and the Brazilian embassy

Roman emperor Caligula once appointed his horse to the Roman Senate but Jair Bolsonaro's nomination of his son as Ambassador to the US has a potential to cause more damage.  In "The...

Brasil under Lula & Dilma disrupted US plans for South America, says former ambassador

By Revista Consultor Jurídico. The US government closely followed - and worried about - the Brazilian government's initiatives to create a strong and cohesive political bloc in South America, especially the way...
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