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Intervention: 14-year-old student killed during police operation in Rio
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Intervention: 14-year-old student killed during police operation in Rio

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Death of poor student from the favela sparked outrage against the federal military intervention in force since February Protester holds Marcos Vinícius’ school uniform with blood stain; 14-year-old student is yet another victim of police operations in Rio / Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil by Brasil de Fato/ The Dawn News/ June 27, 2018  […]

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The ‘Soft Coup’ and the Attack on the Brazilian People 
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The ‘Soft Coup’ and the Attack on the Brazilian People 

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To the Brazilian and foreign elite, impeaching Dilma and jailing Lula could represent a turn in the country’s investments (as we have seen with Temer’s subsequent austerity measures and labor reforms), an opening of Brazil’s resources to foreign investment and profits, and a realignment with a neoliberal agenda that places […]

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Brazil: Social programs suffer cuts up to 94.9% under Temer
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Brazil: Social programs suffer cuts up to 94.9% under Temer

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Recipients of housing and education programs that suffered cuts talk about how they were crucial to improve their lives Measures by Temer negatively impact social programs and reduce the number of recipients / Agência Brasil By Juliana Gonçalves/ Source: Brasil de Fato/ The Dawn News/ June 18, 2018 Gilvanete Costa is 28 […]

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Lula’s manifesto to the people of Brazil
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Lula’s manifesto to the people of Brazil

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On Wednesday, April 4, the Supreme Court of Brazil (STF), rejected the habeas corpus presented by the defense of ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. A few days later on April 7th, Lula turned himself in to the Federal Police of Curitiba and has remained behind bars in the headquarters […]

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