Federal Judge Sergio Moro will serve as the Minister of Justice in Jair Bolsonaro’s government
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Senate bill put forward by rural caucus re-emerges after Brazil’s elections as conservatives gain momentum
According to the coordination of the Movement in the region, the attack occurred around 21 hours when a vehicle passed by the enampment shouting the name “Bolsonaro.”
MST activist Jaime Amorim arrested while handing out Brasil de Fato newspaper
Police arrested landless activist after he was attacked by Bolsonaro supporters; Amorim was released hours later
With nearly 95 percent of votes counted, Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), was elected president of Brazil after a highly polarized election. The inauguration will take place on Jan. 1 in Brasília.
The far-right politician defeated the Workers’ Party (PT) presidential hopeful, Fernando Haddad, with a campaign based on hate speech and fake news spread over WhatsApp, a highly popular messaging app in Brazil.
MST’s Débora Nunes talks about campaign against Bolsonaro, threats of a fascist presidency and international solidarity
Two of Brazil's major people's fronts released a statement on the result of the country's presidential elections
Two of Brazil's major people's movements released a statement about the country's elections. Read it below:
The election is over, but the fight is just beginning:
We hold our heads up resisting for Brazil!
Landless workers’ leader spoke with Brasil de Fato on the next steps for the left after Jair Bolsonaro’s victory
"We leave this process with closer ties and organized capacity and strength to resist this professed fascist offensive," said João Pedro Stedile, from the national coordination of the Landless Workers' Movement (MST) about the result of Brazil's 2018 presidential elections.
The proposal goes against Constitutional Amendment 81, which became known as the "PEC [Proposed Constitutional Amendment] of slave labor"
Deputy Bolsonaro has already committed himself to the "market" to hand over all the decisions of the economic area to the great private agents, under the hegemony of financial capital (personified in that by Paulo Guedes).