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US Knew About Torture and Killings in Brazil During Military Dictatorship

 Brazil’s National Archives have disclosed documents which prove that the United States were aware ...

A Decades-Long Skirmish Pitches Brazil’s Military Against Descendants of Slaves

The late Afro-Brazilian scholar Abdias do Nascimento set a unique flame to Brazil’s quilombos, ...

Judge in Brazil Bars Suit for Kidnap and Torture Against Dictatorship-Era Army Officer

The first charges brought against an army officer over crimes committed during the Brazil’s ...

Brazil Wrestles from Drug Lords Latin America’s Largest Favela in Rio

Close to 3,000 men backed by helicopters and armored vehicles from the federal, military ...

Brazil’s Military Dictatorship: 21 Years of Interrupted Democracy

The period of the military dictatorship in Brazil often referred to as “Brazil’s years ...

Pressured by Military Lula Removes ‘Political Repression’ from Human Right’s Text

Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva signed a new decree changing the wording ...

After the Military Brass, Lula’s Minister Threatens to Resign over Human Rights

Brazil’s Human Rights Minister, Paulo Vanucchi, threatened to resign if the Brazilian military are ...

Brazil’s Lula Defends His Defense Outlay and Backs Chavez

The president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, denied South America had embarked ...