At a bar in Brasilia, two longtime members of Brazil’s Workers Party retweet messages supporting Luis Inacio Lula da Silva on their cell phones, as part of his campaign’s drive to fight the overwhelming presence of President Jair Bolsonaro on social media.
Brazilian lawmakers — many connected to the nation’s powerful agriculture lobby — this week approved bills that would weaken or reverse human rights and environmental policies established by the new government of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Bill 490, which limits the recognition of new Indigenous territories,
Years after going head-to-head for Brazil’s top job, leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is seriously considering ex-rival Geraldo Alckmin as a centrist running mate next year, presenting a “unity” ticket for a divided country, according to
Upon his arrival at the Presidential Flight in Abu Dhabi, Lula was received by Suhail Bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei and head of the UAE delegation accompanying the Brazilian President, and a number of officials.
Both leaders agreed to further deepen the strategic partnership between the UAE and Brazil across key areas, including renewable energy, science and technology, sustainable development, education and climate action.
The official website of the Brazilian armed forces said Gen. Julio Cesar de Arruda had been removed as head of the army. He was replaced by Gen. Tomás Miguel Ribeiro Paiva, who was head of the Southeast Military Command.
The protesters swarmed into Congress, the Supreme Court and presidential palace on Sunday. Many have said they want the Brazilian army to restore the far-right Bolsonaro to power and oust the newly inaugurated leftist Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
Lula and Modi are attending a summit of the Group of Seven (G7) rich nations in Hiroshima at the invitation of Japan, this year's host of the G7, which also includes the US, Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Canada.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva visiting Washington on Friday seems to have struck a rapport with US President Joe Biden, and even as Biden has a strong stance against his predecessor, Donald Trump, Lula too has one against Jair Bolsonaro, whom he defeated narrowly in the presidential run-off late last year.
It is unfortunate that after a hard-fought Brazilian presidential election, the supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, the incumbent who lost to his rival Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, should have stormed the parliament, the Supreme Court and the presidential palace in the capital, Brasilia on Sunday. Bolsanaro had left the country for Florida