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Searching for sustenance: In Para State, a man moves his furniture in a cart after struggling to make rent following food price inflation beginning in 2013. Credit Lalo de Almeida/Folhapress/Panos

A recent study suggests that as many as six in ten Brazilians are struggling to put food on the table, reports ...

Credit: Lula Marques/Agência PT/Partido dos Trabalhadores/Flickr

After a court annulled all the sentences against him, Brazil’s ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is back in the running...

A 'Women United Against Bolsonaro' solidarity demonstration in London, 2018. Credit: Esdras Beleza/Flickr

While Argentina wins abortion rights, in Brazil even a pregnant 10-year-old is threatened and coerced to give birth, writes...

Bolsonaro’s desperate pledges to Trumpism have not paid off, argues Leonardo Sakamoto

QAnon has a lot to learn from Brazil, writes Leonardo Sakamoto.

QAnon has a lot to learn from Brazil, writes Leonardo Sakamoto.

A man takes rest on the roadside in a Carapicuiba City favela.  ​Image by Luiz Gonzaga De Souza/Pixabay

Leonardo Sakamoto reflects on the police killing of João Pedro Matos Pinto, a 14-year-old black boy, and...

Leasing a flying ICU to go between Belém and Brasília costs over $6,794 – or 63 months’ wages of a person within the poor 50 per cent.

In Brazil, the rich, who infected the poor, are now buying ICU flights for themselves.

Olodum performers hit the streets. Credit: Banda Olodum

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Lazinho and Lucas di Fiori of Brazil's famous Banda Olodum talk to Alessio Perrone about...

Women march during the National Black Consciousness Day in Sao Paulo, Brazil November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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In Brazil, misogynoir – misogyny directed at black women – has been used to fire up President Jair Bolsonaro’s machismo base...

For the world to witness: weary and homeless, this woman rests by a busy thoroughfare in São Paulo. Davidsonluna/Unsplash

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Vanessa Martina Silva considers the track record of Brazil’s flagship Bolsa Família, the world’s largest...

The Ashaninka are an indigenous people living in the State of Acre, Brazil. © Pedro França/MinC

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Leonardo Sakamoto on the war against indigenous people.

Firmino, pictured in Rocinha. Credit: Alessio Perrone

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In Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil and one of the largest in Latin America, a makeshift museum is painting a proud...

About 369,000 people are believed to modern slaves in Brazil - representing 1 in 555 of its population - according to the Global Slavery Index by human rights group Walk Free Foundation.

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Rescuing slaves is not the cure, says Leonardo Sakomoto.

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Human rights defender, Tchenna Maso, reflects on the human cost of Bolsonaro's open door policy for mining...

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Leonardo Sakamoto writes plainly about the suicidal drives and fake patriotism behind the culling of the...

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Danny Chivers explains how those outside Latin America can act in solidarity with forest defenders....

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