Damage Control: CIA Told Bolsonaro “Not to Mess” with Brazil Election

BRASILWIRE Through a series of coordinated, limited statements, the United States appears to be distancing itself from Brazilian neofascist president Bolsonaro, the coup-threatened coming election, and its own involvement in the disgraced anti-corruption operation which brought Bolsonaro to power in the first place. This article was updated on 10/5/22 with new relevant information. As then reported…

Lula Launches Presidential Pre-candidacy

Kawsachun News In São Paulo, Lula da Silva launches his pre-candidacy for the presidency of Brazil. May 7, 2022. Photo: Ricardo Stuckert “Defending our sovereignty is defending the integration of South America, Latin America and the Caribbean. It is to strengthen Mercosur, UNASUR, CELAC and the BRICS again.” “Defending our sovereignty is defending Petrobras, Eletrobrás…

Lula Wants a Latin American Currency

Kawsachun News Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who’s once again in the running for the presidency, says that “God willing” he hopes to see the creation of a Latin American currency capable of overcoming the region’s dependence on the dollar. Lula insists that Brazil ought to reestablish relationships in the region and…

US Coup Specialist Victoria Nuland Visits Brazil

Nathalia Urban With an election six months away which promises to be far from business as usual, the notorious US official Victoria Nuland’s arrival in Brazil has aroused understandable suspicion. The US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, arrived in Brazil last week for a “Meeting with Young Entrepreneurs from Brazil” and “High-Level Brazil-United…

The Military’s Return to Brazilian Politics

The Tricontinental Throughout history, the Brazilian Armed Forces have looked inwards towards their own territory and peoples. They are centred around the construction of an ‘internal enemy’ to justify its tactics, strategies, and accumulation of forces. The art for this dossier highlights emblematic ‘internal enemies’ constructed throughout history. These portraits, placed alongside other historical artifacts,…

Ukrainization and Nazism in Brazil Under the Leadership of Jair Bolsonaro

Mision Verdad Bolsonaristas use flags of the Ukrainian extreme right and of monarchist Brazil at a political rally (Photo: Archive). On March 13, the Russian army destroyed the training centers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Yavoriv training camp and the village of Starichi, where mercenaries and foreign volunteers were trained. The targeted…

In an Unprecedented Setback Brazil Returns to the World Hunger Map

Resumen Latinoamericano According to a food security researcher in Brazil, the scenario for combating hunger changed in 2015, just as the coup against President Dilma Rousseff was brewing. This trend has escalated under at the hands of Jair Bolsonaro’s government. According to one of the creators of Fome Zero and one of Brazil’s leading researchers in food…

Bolsonaro Declared Persona Non Grata in Guyana

January 21st, 2022 We, the undersigned organizations and individuals wish to register our strong opposition to the official visit of Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro to Guyana, and the Government’s plan to strengthen ties with Bolsonaro’s regime. Well known for his racist and neo-fascist views and policies, Jair Bolsonaro has created a nightmare scenario for Indigenous…