The Brazilian president is joined by a major delegation this week as more than 20 agreements are expected to be signed with the Amazon country’s largest trading partner.
Brazil Raids Illegal Amazon Miners
President Lula da Silva, who took office just over a month ago, is targeting tens of thousands of ore and gold miners in the territory of the Yanomami people in the rainforest.
Bolsonarism Without Bolsonaro
The World Bank has sounded the alarm, but the forces of “centrism” — beholden to billionaires and the politics of austerity — refuse to pivot away from the neoliberal catastrophe, writes Vijay Prashad.
What Worries the US Most About Lula
Steve Ellner says opposition to NATO’s stance on Ukraine has created fertile ground for the expansion of a bloc of non-aligned nations, now with a progressive possibly at the helm.
‘Not a Sin to Vote for Lula’
Ahead of Sunday’s elections, Zoe Alexandra reports on Evangelicals as an important voting bloc in Brazil and the effort by Workers’ Party supporters to reach them.
Rafael Correa: ‘They Have Already Destroyed Assange’
Declassified UK’s Matt Kennard sits down with the former president of Ecuador who in 2012 granted the WikiLeaks publisher asylum and now lives in political asylum himself.
Brazil’s Lula Rips Bolsonaro’s Election Fraud Warnings
The presidential front runner accused the incumbent of lying 20 times during a meeting with international diplomats.
Will the Morning Come?
Over the past four decades, Brazil’s Landless Workers’ Movement has taken control of millions of hectares of land, forming the largest social movement in Latin America, writes Vijay Prashad.
Sleep Now in the Fire
Grotesque violence of this kind defines the Israeli apartheid project to annihilate the Palestinians, writes Vijay Prasad.
What Will Lula Do?
Pepe Escobar says revelations of major money laundering in Brazil give the former president an opening to go for broke.