Brazil

In Colombia and Chile, Latin America Is Returning to Democracy

In Colombia and Chile, Latin America Is Returning to Democracy In Colombia and Chile, Latin America Is Returning to Democracy

But is the Biden administration listening?

Jul 6, 2022 / Jacob Sugarman

Near Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Encounters With Adélia Prado Encounters With Adélia Prado

Five new translations of the Brazilian poet’s work by Ellen Doré Watson. 

Jul 28, 2022 / no-paywall / Adélia Prado and Ellen Doré Watson

offering to African sea goddess Yemanjá

“The Streets Belong to the People” of Rio de Janeiro “The Streets Belong to the People” of Rio de Janeiro

The foliões were not dissuaded from gathering after the mayor called off the street parties earlier this year because of Covid. And the party isn’t over.

Jun 1, 2022 / Nicole Froio

Erica Malunguinho

Why Brazil’s First Trans State Legislator Built a Refuge for Black Queer and Trans People Why Brazil’s First Trans State Legislator Built a Refuge for Black Queer and Trans People

Erica Malunguinho, an artist, educator, and politician, is fighting for an inclusive future.

Aug 3, 2021 / Q&A / Thomas Jean Lax

Work in Progress

Work in Progress Work in Progress

Making a film together, alone, on two continents, in two languages, in a pandemic.

Jun 23, 2021 / Something Is Happening Here / Divad Durant

Lula Da Silva Gives Press Conference After Convictions Against Him Annulled

House Democrats Call for Answers on US Involvement in Brazil House Democrats Call for Answers on US Involvement in Brazil

A letter to the attorney general asks about the Justice Department’s role in the probe that led to the wrongful imprisonment of former President Lula.

Jun 7, 2021 / Aída Chávez

Why Brazil Still Matters

Why Brazil Still Matters Why Brazil Still Matters

With Lula eligible to run against Bolsonaro, Brazilians hold the world’s future in their hands.

Apr 5, 2021 / Feature / Glenn Greenwald

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva,

The Return of Lula The Return of Lula

The restoration of political rights to Brazil’s leftist former president makes him a front-runner for the elections in 2022—and has already upended the country’s politics.

Mar 17, 2021 / Natália Scarabotto

Jair Bolsonaro Isn’t Just a Hazard to Brazil’s Health

Jair Bolsonaro Isn’t Just a Hazard to Brazil’s Health Jair Bolsonaro Isn’t Just a Hazard to Brazil’s Health

Brazil’s president and Argentina’s Alberto Fernández offer opposing visions of politics in the age of Covid-19.

Jun 18, 2020 / no-paywall / Jacob Sugarman

A man with sunglasses holds a cardboard sign, with writing in Portuguese.

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Is Bonkers—but There’s a Method to His Madness Brazil’s Bolsonaro Is Bonkers—but There’s a Method to His Madness

He’s the only head of state able to out-Trump Trump in sheer recklessness and social-networked delirium.

Apr 22, 2020 / no-paywall / Andy Robinson

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