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Leonardo Sakamoto on his country's lethal pattern of racism.

In the Amazon rainforest, remote communities descended from enslaved African people, are taking on the palm oil production...

Jair Bolsonaro: viciousness and vulgarity in Brazil. 

Leo Sakamoto laments the dawn of the climate era – and worries for the fate of the most vulnerable.

The Brazilian president's pandemic policies ranged from discouraging social distancing to opposing the use of masks and promoting drugs like chloroquine which are useless in treating the disease. Palácio do Planalto/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Leonardo Sakamoto tracks the scandalous rise of hunger in Brazil.

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Leo Sakamoto speaks to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the former president and favourite to...

Leo Sakamoto fears a drought as Brazil’s long-brewing water crisis hits home.

From slavery to mass deforestation, Leonardo Sakamoto highlights the devastating impact of cattle ranching...

Playground for the rich: Brazil now has 20 more billionaires than last year, up from 45 to 65. Credit: Alobos Life/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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Leonardo Sakamoto on hideous wealth and – and poverty.

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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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

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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.

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

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