Tag: Military

A mural showing Bolsonaro holding a sign that says: 'It's just a minor cold' | Cris Faga/NurPhoto/PA Images

Brazil’s President Says Military Is Above Constitution and Threatens a Coup

Throughout the pandemic, Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, downplayed the threat posed by Covid-19. In ...

Brazilian president, general Ernesto Geisel, parades in an open car in Brasília, in 1968

Brazil Military Afraid Closeness to President-elect Bolsonaro Might Hurt Its Reputation

Brazilian President-elect Jair Messias Bolsonaro is a former paratrooper; his vice president, Hamilton Mourão, ...

The Whole World Is Mad, But Brazil Has Lost Its Capacity for Indignation

During the military regime, some Brazilians abroad dared to denounce the torture occurring in ...

10,000 Brazilian Troops on War Games to Defend Brazil’s Oil and Nukes

Thousands of Brazilian military men have been very active. Brazil is holding military exercises ...

Brazil Spends US$ 27 Bi and Is Leader in Military Spending in Latin America

According to the latest report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, SIPRI, Brazil ...

Will US See Brazil-France Alliance as Declaration of War? Brazil Won’t Care

The recently signed agreements between Brazil and France are about much more than the ...