Media spin Lula victory as defeat
Workers Party Candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva beat incumbent Jair Bolsonaro by 6.2 million votes.
Relief for Boric’s victory. Uncertainty regarding the social democratization of his discourse
At 35 years of age, Gabriel Boric is the youngest president-elect (he will be 36 when he takes office on March 11) and the most voted in Chilean history, with an unprecedented 55% of electoral participation.
João Pedro Stedile on Bolsonaro and Brazilian elections in 2022
Brazilian peasant leader João Pedro Stedile discusses the different dimensions of the worst crisis in the country’s recent history, as well as the priorities for movements in 2022.
Indigenous People of Brazil fight for their future
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before he came to power in 2019, it wasn’t clear what he wanted to build, but he knew exactly who and what he wanted to destroy: the Indigenous people and the Amazon rainforest, respectively.
Biden Admin offers hand of friendship to Bolsonaro
Latest U.S. government visit is further evidence that the Biden administration has no qualms about supporting Brazil’s far-right military-dominated regime.
Brazil suspends Covaxin contract as scandal becomes too hot for Bolsonaro
An invoice for advance payment of $45 million raised by the offshore partner of Bharat Biotech is certain to become the reason for the impending cancellation of the contract.