Jair Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro sacks Health Minister amid the pandemic

Relationship between the two soured during the coronavirus crisis; another physician is set to take over Brasil de Fato Brazilian Health Minister, Luiz Henrique Mandetta, was fired by president Jair Bolsonaro this Thursday (16th) afternoon. The removal was confirmed by…

Triumph of the Right is Changing the World Order

By Katharina Hofmann De Moura SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug 29 2019 (IPS) – The crisis of regional and multilateral institutions goes hand in hand with the international rise of right-wing populism. In the US, the UK, Russia, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Turkey,…

Brazil: You Can’t Have Democracy When You Put the Truth in Prison

Brazil’s former president, Lula, will clock a year in prison this week. It is a bittersweet anniversary, not just for Lula, not just for Brazil, but for the idea of democracy. What did Lula do to deserve this time in prison,…

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