Tag: Brazil

Venezuelan Refugees End Up as Slave Workers in Brazil

After crossing the border from crisis-hit Venezuela into Brazil in late 2019, Henrique had ...

Image: Ueslei Marcelino Credit: Reuters.

The Deep Structure of Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Many writers and filmmakers claim artistic expression is more powerful at transmitting the tragedy ...

Brazilian electronic ballot.

Left and Right in Brazilian Presidential Elections

The next Brazilian presidential election, in October, 2022, will probably be polarized between Jair ...

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 ...

Members of the Uru-eu-wau-wau stand at the edge of their territory. Image courtesy of the Uru-eu-wau-wau

How an Amazon Tribe in Brazil Took Control of Their Own Story and Escaped Covid

When the Uru-eu-wau-wau were first contacted in 1981, disease and death followed shortly thereafter. ...