Tag: Military

Brazilian President shows his familiarity with a weapon.

The President of Brazil Wants a Rifle in Every Home

Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, said that “everyone should buy a rifle” in order not ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Commodities on the move on the completed southern section of the BR-163 Highway - Roosevelt Pinheiro / Agência Brasil

For the Military, the Brazilian Indian Is a Savage and an Obstacle to Progress

The media portrayal of Brazil’s annual fire season — which in 2020 is trending ...

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, ...

Jair Bolsonaro, in campaign, on the arms of this fans

Presidential Elections: Will Brazil Be Condemned to Repeat Its Authoritarian Past?

For 21 years Brazil has experienced a brutal military dictatorship which lasted from 1964-1985. ...