Tag: politics

Taina Rosa (left) and Lauana Nara, candidates in this week's municipal elections, want more Black women in office. | Credit: Dokttor Bhu Bhu and Allan Calisto

It’s Been a Hard Fight, But Black Women Are Gaining Space in Brazilian Politics

“When she was murdered, the Black women’s movement dealt with this collective trauma by ...

Michel Temer taping a radio message - Photo: Beto Barata/PR

Brazil President’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle Puts a Convicted Rapist in Congress

Brazilian president Michel Temer’s latest cabinet reshuffle has not been very encouraging or in ...

Prostitution in Brazil

The Lessons of 30 Years of the Brazilian Sex Workers Organized Movement

Sex work is a controversial form of income. It is a subject much discussed ...

Cleaning electoral leaflets from the street.

The Streets Clamored for It, But Brazilian Congress Is Bungling the Electoral Reform

Brazil’s Congress is rushing to approve a series of legislative reforms to update the ...

Raining in São Paulo - Fernanda Carvalho/Fotos Públicas

In Brazil, Left and Right Are Lost in the Labyrinth of History

In today’s Brazil, everything is as it seems. The belly of politics has been ...

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 ...

Former speaker of the House, Eduardo Cunha - ABr

Brazil’s Former House Speaker and Jailbird Threatens to Blow Up Business World

In jail for fraud, Eduardo Cunha, Brazil’s former lower house speaker and chief architect ...

Marisa Letícia, Wife of Former Brazilian President Lula, Dies

Marisa Letícia Rocco, wife of former Brazilian President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, died ...

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