Bolsonaro’s deadly handling of #COVID-19: why the people of Brazil need our solidarity – Claudia Webbe MP

On May 25, Brazil confirmed 11,687 new cases and 807 deaths of COVID-19 over the previous 24 hours. This meant for the first time Brazil’s daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for a one-day period.

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Indigenous peoples of Brazil ask for help to fight Covid-19

Indigenous groups are mobilising against Bolsonaro, illegal encroachments and the far-right’s failure to deal with the pandemic. They need our support more than ever. (30/5/20)

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Brazilians struggling for public health need our solidarity – Claudia Webbe MP

As Covid-19 cases skyrocket in Brazil, Bolsonaro’s reckless attitude has been met with widespread protest. Now is the time to push for change, writes Claudia Webbe MP, vice-chair of the Brazil Solidarity Initiative. (24/04/2020)

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No bishops, no captains: Rio Carnaval vs the Far Right

This year’s Rio de Janeiro carnaval parade, which will take place on February 23rd and 24th, shows sings of being one of its most political ever, as voices of Rio’s black population rise up against the religious, social and economic persecution of the right wing extremist Jair Bolsonaro government

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