Tag: Brazilian

Here Pelé is shown in 1971, in Paris. (AP Photo/Levy)

Netflix Documentary on Pelé Passes Up a Chance to Deal with Brazil’s Class and Race

A recent Netflix documentary about the legendary Brazilian soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento, ...

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 ...

Former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Lula’s Innocence Declared in Court Opens Door for Next Year’s Run for Presidency

A Brazilian Supreme Court judge on Monday annulled the criminal convictions against former leftist ...

A worker seen in a coffee farm during operation to identify slave workers in Minas Gerais state. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Slave Workers Rescued in Brazil Were as Young as Nine

A large Brazilian tobacco exporter has been charged with using slave labor in the ...

At first glance, the Cerrado looks barren. But the savanna boasts important aquifers and provides major carbon storage. Andressa Zumpano / Action Aid.

Only Now the World Is Starting to Learn How Vital Is Brazil’s Cerrado to Our Planet

On May 6, 2015, the Brazilian government officially recognized a special economic region, one ...