Julia Conley, staff writer
The annual report offers a " reality check against the drumbeat of U.S. triumphalism," one observer said.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Former Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva released a video on Monday in which he says the Bolsonaro administration and the country's oligarchy have "created a monster." (Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)
Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva also accused the current...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Greenpeace flew over Amazonas and Rondônia on August 16, 2020 states to verify the effectiveness of a fire ban imposed by the Brazilian government last month. (Photo: Christian Braga/Greenpeace)
"Instead of combating criminal behavior and protecting Indigenous forest...


With Brazil's World Cup three weeks away, up to 250,000 unsightly poor people have been driven out of their favelas; thousands of subsequently homeless people have been evicted from encampments; strikes and protests are rampant; and thousands of angry squatters remain in encampments set up to protest a country that spends $14 billion "to have a lovely World Cup and for the city to look nice, yet we still see children sleeping in the street." Street artist Paulo Ito's furious portrayal of the...