Tag: South America

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 deforested piece of land in the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, in the state of Rondônia. Carl De SouzaA/FP via Getty Images

The Solution to Brazil’s Deforestation: Fixing the Country’s Economy

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro participated in a virtual climate summit convened by the U.S. ...

Number of black candidates increases dramatically - Marcello Casal Jr/ABr

Previous White Candidates Find that Running for Office as Black Pays Off in Brazil

Number of black candidates increases dramatically – Marcello Casal Jr/ABr Brazil is undergoing a ...

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Rousseff, Brazil’s Ex-president, Calls Trump’s Meddling in Venezuela Irresponsible and Criminal

Washington’s attempts to interfere in politics in South America, including in Venezuela, are “extremely ...

Trash in the state of Ceará - Photo: Maristela Crispim

The Billions Stolen by Brazilian Politicians Are Hurting the Country’s Poorest

Brazil is currently facing its worst recession in decades while corruption allegations consume the ...