Lula to MST leader: “We’re going to change Brazil starting in January”

Brazil’s ex-president spoke about current events with MST leader and Workers’ Party former chair

Brazil’s ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who has been held at the Federal Police headquarters since April 7th, received the visit of Rui Falcão, former chair of the Workers’ Party, and João Pedro Stedile, from the National Coordination of Brazil’s Landless Workers' Movement (MST).

Thousands of workers mobilize against labor and pension reforms

Nation-wide protests are taking place to denounce President Temer’s deeply unpopular labor and pension laws

Thousands of Brazilian workers took to the streets on Friday to protest controversial changes to the country’s labor laws, which critics fear will undermine collective bargaining agreements, reduce the power of unions and weaken job security for Brazilian workers.