Tag: Congress

Brazilian Representative Wants to Bar Ahmadinejad from Visiting Congress

The Brazilian Congress is scheduled to receive the official visit of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president ...

Presidential Elections Don’t Bode Well for Brazil-Paraguay Itaipu Accord

It will be tough for the Brazilian congress to approve in the short term ...

12 Pointers to Turn Brazil’s Congress into a Source of Pride

Each time that an ethical crisis lays waste to politics, a sort of horror ...

Brazil Indian’s Statute Unshelved in Congress 14 Years Later

It took over 14 years and a lot of pressure of Brazil's indigenous movement, ...

Brazilian Senator Concedes: In Congress We’re All Crooks

Following months of claims of corruption practices in the Brazilian senate, senator Demóstenes Torres ...

Brazil Congress: The Same Old Story, Corruption, Embezzlement, Impunity

Another case of political corruption has made headlines in Brazil and once again it ...

Brazil’s Congress and the Joy of Treading Mud While Staying in Place

In these weeks leading up to the 120th anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery ...

Genoíno’s Path from Guerrilla to Socialist Lite in Brazil’s Congress

José Genoíno’s life covers the trajectory of the Brazilian left over the last half ...

Despite Lula’s Pressure Brazil Congress Drags Feet on Venezuela Affair

Brazilian President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, is hopeful and "confident" Venezuela will finally ...