Brazil: The Globo Group and Operation Lava Jato

Jeferson Miola “It’s not worth telling what we already know. We want information that reveals the pattern of corruption in other organizations or public companies.There are many people who launder money in Brazil.” The newspaper O Globo was the only media of the Brazilian press to publish on January 29, 2018, that the “key to…

Brazil: 200,000 Workers and Youth Protest Lula Conviction

In the aftermath of the sentencing of Lula to 12 years in prison by a court held over from the military dictatorship On January 24, despite having absolutely no proof to back their charges, the Federal Supreme Court of Brazil sentenced former President Inacio “Lula” da Silva to 12 years in prison. This court is…

Brazil Popular Front, São Paulo Forum Declarations on Lula Conviction

Popular Front of Brazil: We will continue to mobilize on the streets for democratic elections and defend the rights of the Brazilian people. Brazilian Popular Front Translated by Internationalist 360° In Brazil and around the world, hundreds of thousands were mobilized this week, distributing pamphlets, giving open lessons, attending vigils and marches, engaging in protest…

Lula, Brazil Elections and the Left

teleSUR speaks to Sabrina Fernandes, a professor and researcher at the University of Brasilia. In an exclusive interview with teleSUR, Brazilian professor and researcher Sabrina Fernandes discusses former President Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva’s Jan. 24 corruption trial and forthcoming elections in the South American country. What has been the response of the left outside the Workers’…