Brazil

Fighting terrorism adds to Lula’s challenges in Brazil

Suppressing the terrorism of the extreme right is the new task that adds to the numerous challenges facing the government of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva after the invasion of the headquarters of the three branches of government in…

Brazilian civilization against Bolsonaro

By Urariano Mota * I retrieve the post-scripted chapter that I published in the American edition of the novel “Never-Ending Youth”, in the last pages of Peter Lownds” translation, “Never-Ending Youth”, I added these lines: Posters have taken over the…

Lula confirms Brazil’s return to Celac with Arce

La Paz, 04 January 2023 (ABI) – Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced to his Bolivian counterpart, Luis Arce Catacora, that his country will once again join the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), from which…

After being sworn in as president, Lula revoked more than 10 decrees signed by Bolsonaro

Brazil’s new President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva revoked more than ten decrees signed during Bolsonaro’s government, in one of his first acts after taking office. Lula determined that the General Controller of the Union (CGU) would have to re-evaluate…

What it takes to be a Brazilian president

It is common to hear that Brazil is a country with strong democratic characteristics, but the truth could not be further from this. With a past of military dictatorship, Brazil only became a democratic republic in 1985. Since this democracy…

With Lula, Brazil recovers external credibility and internal dialogue

The blocking of hundreds of roads and crowds demanding a coup d’état in front of the barracks did not cloud the democratic climate and the good international repercussions of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s election as president of Brazil for…

Lula elected in Brazil: a victory with many challenges

With Lula’s victory, many challenges lie ahead that we will have to observe and seriously reflect upon, the first of which is the transition of government that should only have to take place on 1 January 2023. The page of…

Lula won by God’s hand

On the birthday of the world’s greatest popular myth, Brazil couldn’t go wrong. Because if there is something that Brazil has, it is roots, black entrails, ancestral rites, welcoming of all diasporas, resistance and macumba. Brazil is blood, sweat and…

Brazil election: Left-wing icon Lula wins against far-right Bolsonaro

Lula da Silva has narrowly won the runoff election for Brazilian president against Jair Bolsonaro. The incumbent president has not yet accepted his defeat, stoking fears of violent confrontations. Enormous challenges await the new President, Lula. He must fight poverty…

No Street, no Planalto

In Brazil, those who won in the first round of the elections are the ones who are most preoccupied with the uncertainty of the second round in three weeks’ time, which will determine whether former president Luiz Inacio Lula da…

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