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02.01.2019

Rightist Bolsonaro takes office in Brazil, promising populist change to angry voters

Rightist Bolsonaro takes office in Brazil, promising populist change to angry voters

Benjamin H. Bradlow, Brown University for The Conversation Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro, who took power on Jan. 1, is often called the “Trump of the Tropics” for his law-and-order rhetoric, racist and sexist remarks, pro-business stances and outsider pledges to upend politics as usual. U.S. »

06.12.2018

Palestinians and Brazilians call for joint struggle against Israel-Bolsonaro alliance

Palestinians and Brazilians call for joint struggle against Israel-Bolsonaro alliance

We republish here the latest statement by BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. While Brazil’s new president wants to follow in the footsteps of Donald Trump moving the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem, and Rio de Janeiro’s new governor wants to buy Israeli waponized drones,… »

21.11.2018

The subtle field and political action

The subtle field and political action

Débora Nunes The results of the Brazilian elections led to relevant, in-depth analyses of the political history and the future of the country. But the question, “Why was rationality thrown to the wind exposing us to the direst consequences?” keeps dogging us without a clear answer. Analysing the influence of… »

15.11.2018

Following Bolsonaro’s statements, Cuba announces its withdrawal from the “More Doctors” program in Brazil

Following Bolsonaro’s statements, Cuba announces its withdrawal from the “More Doctors” program in Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro, president elect of Brazil, who has made direct, contemptuous and threatening comments against the presence of our doctors, has declared and reiterated that he will modify the terms and conditions of the More Doctors program , disregarding the Pan-American Health Organization Declaration from the Cuban Ministry of Public… »

06.11.2018

Bolsonaro gov’t threatens IP lands, life, environment

Bolsonaro gov’t threatens IP lands, life, environment

After Jair Bolsonaro secured the presidential seat in the Brazil elections last Sunday, global network of Indigenous Peoples (IP) organizations International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) fears that the Bolsonaro government is a ‘threat’ to the lives and rights of IP in the country following the new… »

30.10.2018

The Greatest Fraud in the History of Electoral Propaganda

The Greatest Fraud in the History of Electoral Propaganda

It is still too early to call Jair Bolsonaro president, because this election was the biggest farce in Brazilian history, starting with the mountain of irregularities in electoral propaganda, which has not yet been evaluated by the TSE (Superior Electoral Tribunal). The TSE has to explain to the Brazilian population… »

10.10.2018

The CIA Finger in Brasil’s Election

The CIA Finger in Brasil’s Election

by Marcelo Zero1, originally posted on Brasil Wire, 05/10/2018   The growth of Bolsonarian fascism in the final stretch of the election campaign, turbo charged by an avalanche of fake news disseminated on the internet, is not surprising. It… »

25.09.2018

Raise the alarm! Fascism marching through Latin America

Raise the alarm! Fascism marching through Latin America

by Javier Tolcachier The imminent election in Brazil is key to the future of Latin America and the Caribbean. Next October 7, positions of political power in the legislative chambers, the governorships will be resolved and… »

30.08.2018

Lula Could Achieve Historic Victory in First Round of Elections

Lula Could Achieve Historic Victory in First Round of Elections

Brasilia, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Political prisoner for 145 days today, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is in conditions to achieve historic victory in the first round of presidential elections scheduled for next October 7.   If elections were held today, the founder of the Workers’ Party (PT) would obtain… »

06.08.2018

China hopes emerging market economies, developing countries to enhance cooperation

China hopes emerging market economies, developing countries to enhance cooperation

Press briefing by Chinese Foreign Ministry in progress “Since the trends of unilateralism and trade protectionism are on the rise, it is necessary to deepen solidarity and cooperation between emerging market countries and developing countries to oppose unilateralism and protectionism, to achieve inclusive growth and sustainable development, and to enhance… »

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