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In Rio, Afro-Brazilian faiths are increasingly under attack by evangelicals

Brazilian Evangelical Gangs Go to War Against Afro-Brazilian Faiths, in the Name of God

The expression “evangelical drug trafficker” may sound incongruous, but in the Brazilian city of ...

Lula being carried by his fans after leaving prison

Brazil’s Supreme Court Decision Frees Lula and Thousands Others from Jail

Brazil’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva walked free from jail on Friday ...

A pedestrian-filled street in São Paulo.

Trying to Understand Brazil’s 20% Homicide Rate Decline

Brazil is the world’s murder capital. No other country even comes close. That is ...

Supporter in a rally for presidential candidate Lula

After Defeat in the Supreme, Lula’s Backers Announce: “Waltz Is over, Now It’s War”

Social leaders and politicians across Brazil and the world are voicing their discontent with ...

Brazilian army at favela Maré - Tomaz Silva/ABr

Other Violent Brazilian Cities May Be Taken Over by the Army like Rio

Brazilian leaders said that the use of the military to combat rising violence in ...

Popular protest against Lula's prison

Eager to Fix Politics, Brazil’s Justice May Be Breaking the Rule Of Law.

On January 24, a Brazilian appeals court upheld a criminal conviction against former President ...