Politics

A soldier stands guard in front of the Brazilian national flag on Army Day in São Paulo. Miguel Schincariol/AFP

The Militarization of Brazil’s Government Shows the Country Never Transitioned to Full Democracy

When former paratrooper captain Jair Bolsonaro was inaugurated as president of the Brazilian Republic ...

A protester holds a sign reading "Bolsonaro out" at a protest in Brasília

Brazilians Take to the Streets to Protest Half a Million Deaths from Covid

Protesters took to the streets across Brazil on Saturday to demand President Jair Bolsonaro’s ...

Jair Bolsonaro and Narendra Modi shake hands at a 2020 meeting

How the Populist Leaders of Brazil and India Made Their Countries World Champions of Covid

India recently pushed Brazil out of the media spotlight with its surge in coronavirus ...

President Jair Bolsonaro with military brass

Brazil President’s Courtship with a Coup Leads to Mass Resignation of Armed Forces Heads

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday accepted the resignations of the current heads of the ...

Family members embrace at a funeral in Manaus, Brazil | Lucas Silva/dpa/Alamy Live News

Unable to Control Covid, Brazil Has Become a Global Threat

The world is nearing the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel thanks ...

Lula is eligible to run for president again in 2022

Cleared by Justice, Lula Seems Ready for a Third Presidential Run

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva showed that his political career is ...