Tag: COVID-19

Uncontacted Indigenous community in the Brazilian state of Acre. Image by Gleilson Miranda / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0).

Missionaries Barred from Contacting Brazil’s Isolated Indians

Brazil’s highest court has upheld a ban on missionary activity inside reserves that are ...

Lula is to report on his shadow cabinet work October 8, it was announced

While Bolsonaro Is in Free Fall, Lula Installs His Own Shadow Cabinet in Brasília

The Brazilian Senatorial Committee investigating President Jair Bolsonaro’s management of the COVID-19 crisis describes ...

War tanks parade in front of Palácio do Planalto, the presidential office, in Brasília

Brazil President Parades Smoke-Spewing Aging Tanks and Puts Nation to Shame

The clouds of dark exhaust spewing from aging tanks and amphibious vehicles rolling past ...

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 ...

Brazilian electronic ballot.

Left and Right in Brazilian Presidential Elections

The next Brazilian presidential election, in October, 2022, will probably be polarized between Jair ...

A protester holds a sign reading "Bolsonaro out" at a protest in Brasília

Brazilians Take to the Streets to Protest Half a Million Deaths from Covid

Protesters took to the streets across Brazil on Saturday to demand President Jair Bolsonaro’s ...

Members of the Uru-eu-wau-wau stand at the edge of their territory. Image courtesy of the Uru-eu-wau-wau

How an Amazon Tribe in Brazil Took Control of Their Own Story and Escaped Covid

When the Uru-eu-wau-wau were first contacted in 1981, disease and death followed shortly thereafter. ...

Coronavac, the Brazilian-produced vaccine used in the study

Brazil’s Unprecedented Experiment Cuts 95% of Covid-related Deaths

Brazil’s prestigious Butantan Institute released the results of a study carried out between February ...