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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The Brazilian Researchers for Democracy, Autonomy and Solidarity

The Brazilian Researchers for Democracy, Autonomy and Solidarity are calling for social movements, activists, parliamentarians, civil servants and academics to work together to tackle the struggles facing Brazil today.

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Lula’s letter to Latin America Conference 2019!

Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva’s has written a personal letter to the Latin America Conferencethanking everyone involved internationally in the fight for his freedom. After 580 days as a political prisoner, Lula is now out of prison, but the fight for Brazilian democracy goes on.

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Fearful of Lula’s Exoneration, His Once-Fanatical Prosecutors Request His Release From Prison. But Lula Refuses.

The latest secret archive article from The Intercept – Lula’s accusers are desperately trying to get him out of prison, while he insists on staying there until he’s fully exonerated. (5/10/19)

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Brazil Embraer workers suspend strike; union denounces repression

Embraer workers in São José dos Campos, São Paulo state, temporarily suspended the strike that began yesterday. According to the São José dos Campos Metalworkers Union, the strike was suspended because this morning administrative workers were intimidated by the Military Police and forced to enter the factory. (25/09/19)

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