Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s loss of broad protections from prosecution when he stepped down on Sunday leaves him more exposed to criminal and electoral probes that could lead to his arrest or prevent him from running for office. Bolsonaro, a far-right nationalist, left Brazil for Florida on Friday after losing to leftist
The fragility of democracy is once again exposed in Brazil, where thousands of enraged right-wingers stormed and briefly occupied its parliament and Supreme Court. They came too late, because these institutions are on holiday after the New Year celebrations of Lula’s electoral victory, but the complicity of some authorities with
As former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro retreated to a luxury gated community in Florida — where he has been seen doing mundane things like grocery shopping — his marauding supporters on Sunday defaced Brazil’s Congress, presidential office building and Supreme Court. It’s impossible not to see the irony of another far-
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s 580-day stretch behind bars imbued him with a renewed sense of social justice, the leftist’s allies and confidants said, convincing him of the need to prioritise ending poverty over boosting profits. Lula takes office on Sunday for an unprecedented third term, capping a dramatic
Former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro left for Orlando in Florida in the United States, and refused to attend the inauguration of his successor Luis Inacio Lula da Silva and pass on the presidential sash. It is quite like former United States president Donald Trump’s refusal to attend the inaugural of his successor Joe Biden in January 2021.
Social democracy is the answer. The question is how to deliver inclusive, broad-based wellbeing to the 650 million or so people in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Tuesday that the BRICS bloc of nations aims to organise the developing Global South and is not meant to rival
Since he returned to office in January, Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has travelled to 21 countries and met with more than 50 heads of state, including two kings and the Pope. The globe-trotting leftist leader, the first head of state to address the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, has