Brazil’s Presidential Elections Jolted by Events

Brazil’s National Museum fire destroys millions of artifacts. by John Catalinotto, originally published on Workers World, September 10, 2018 Sept. 10 — As Brazil heads for the first round of its presidential and national assembly election on Oct. 7, three dramatic events are shaking this massive country. Encompassing nearly half the land area of South America and more than half[…]

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Latin America: ‘Lula’s Condemnation a Blow to Brazil Democracy’

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez (R) welcomes Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, 2007. | Photo: Reuters Progressive and socialist leaders respond to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s arrest and imprisonment: from TeleSUR, April 5, 2018 Latin America‘s leaders are expressing their solidarity and condemning Brazil‘s decision to deny former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva‘s habeas corpus petition as[…]

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Blood on the Land in Brazil

by Gregory Duff Morton as published in Black Agenda Report, March 14, 2018 “The crimes appear to follow a simple, grim logic: kill the leaders.” Millions of Brazilians spent the evening of January 24 watching a courtroom on television. Three judges were scheduled to announce a verdict in the corruption case of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the country’s former[…]

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