Tag: Dilma Rousseff

Brazil's education system is highly stratified, favoring the elite over the general public

Despite Challenges, Brazil Strives for Success in Its Education Goals

Perhaps nothing better characterizes the recent trend in the Brazilian education system than Bolsonaro’s ...

Janja would play a key role if Lula is elected, according to Brazilian media

Lula Marries Janja. Third Time’s the Charm

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Wednesday married sociologist Rosângela da Silva ...

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 ...

Jair Bolsonaro | Jeso Carneiro/Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0

Brazil President Bolsonaro Becomes Lula on His Way to Reelection

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro seeks to encompass Bolsa Família (Family Fund), the most successful ...

Complexo do Alemão in Rio's North Zone

In Rio, Divided Between Two Worlds: North Zone and South Zone

I was 21 years old and a recent college graduate when I decided to ...

Ibama official looking at tree felled illegally. Photo: Ibama

Brazil Does a U-turn on Environmental Policy and Sides with Big Farmers

Environmental issues have figured prominently in Brazil as of late, and the Brazilian Forest ...