Brazilian Politics Society and Economy

On a visit to the MST settlement, Lula talks about fighting hunger, solidarity and national sovereignty

For the former president, with the strengthening of policies for family farming, "another Pernambuco is possible"

Since Sunday (August 15), former president Luis Inácio Lula da Silva began a visit to six states in the Northeast, starting with the state of Pernambuco. The trip aims to discuss Brazil with local authorities, popular movements and political leaders.

An indigenous association denounced Bolsonaro for genocide to the International Criminal Court

The complaint filed to the ICC highlights a series of human rights violations, like extermination and persecution

On this Monday (August 9), in the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (Apib, in Portuguese) filed a complaint to the International Criminal Court (ICC), a United Nations (UN) justice agency, to denounce the government of Jair Bolsonaro for genocide.

Tens of thousands of Brazilians march to demand Bolsonaro’s impeachment

Protests in over 200 cities and towns in Brazil sparked by president’s handling of the Covid pandemic

Tens of thousands of protesters have poured on to the streets of Brazil’s largest cities to demand the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro over his catastrophic response to a coronavirus pandemic that has claimed nearly half a million Brazilian lives.

Time to Defend Life

Today I am not going to write an article, I am going to make an appeal as a leader of the MST and a member of the international coordination of Via Campesina. Looking at Brazil, we have to be clear, sincere and objective: we are reaching approximately two thousand daily deaths and almost three hundred thousand deaths in total. We are living what we might never have imagined living in our history, in the middle of the 21st century. We are experiencing a war against the virus, but with a disorganized state, a murderous government and an unbelieving society.