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With Re-Election Hopes Bleak, Bolsonaro Bets On Privatising Petrobras

With his re-election looking unlikely, Jair Bolsonaro now tries to unify international capital and supporters of the 2016 coup around his candidacy with a final throw of the dice: a fast-track privatisation of Petrobras and delivery of Brazil’s massive oil wealth to the foreign corporations which originally backed his presidency. Bolsonaro’s new Mines and Energy Minister […]

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Brazilian Armed Forces Sign Deal With Israeli Cybersecurity Firm To Help “Supervise Election”

By Paulo Motoryn. Originally published by Brasil de Fato. General Héber Garcia Portella, Commander of Cyber ​​Defense of the Brazilian Army (ComDCiber), was responsible for signing a cooperation agreement with the Israeli cybersecurity company CySource, in March of this year. Portella was nominated by the Armed Forces, in September of last year, to participate in […]

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Folha de S.Paulo: Bolsonaro Has Coup Planned With Support From Military And Centrão

In August 2021 we reported how Brazil’s US-backed military regime (yes, regime) cast a shadow over hopes for the next presidential election. There was clearly a doubt whether it would go ahead peacefully, and if it did, if the Military government, fronted by Bolsonaro and backed by the United States, would accept the result and willingly […]

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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 anti-corruption operation which brought Bolsonaro to power in the first place. This article was updated on 10/5/22 with new relevant information. As then reported […]

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US Coup Specialist Victoria Nuland Visits Brazil

With an election six months away which promises to be far from business as usual, the notorious US official Victoria Nuland’s arrival in Brazil has aroused understandable suspicion. By Nathalia Urban  The US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, arrived in Brazil last week for a “Meeting with Young Entrepreneurs from Brazil” and […]

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Stop Pretending This Is A Normal Election.

Analysis of Brazil’s conjuncture is rendered useless by pretense that the 2022 election is business as usual. On April 9 Brazil’s Workers Party (PT) and the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) held a special press conference. It was a quietly sensational event. After months of rumour and noise, it was the first official confirmation that Lula’s […]

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Latin America And The New Non-Aligned Movement

By Bryan Pitts The weeks since the Russian invasion of Ukraine have witnessed an astonishing unity of purpose among the world’s democracies, as leaders from Washington to Warsaw, from Wellington to Athens, have set aside their differences to stand against Russian aggression. Or so the story goes. What this narrative leaves out, however, is that […]

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ELECTION 2022 LAVA JATO LAWFARE UNITED STATES

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 newly formed União Brasil – a merger of heirs to 1964-85 dictatorship government ARENA, DEM (formerly PFL), and Bolsonaro’s former home and base of […]

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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 Justice Court ordered the Justice Ministry to grant former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and his defense team access to previously […]

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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 more than R$40 million ($8 million USD) from companies he convicted in Operation Lava Jato, and with whom he negotiated leniency agreements. A spiral […]