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August 12, 2020
Santiago Navarro F

The U.S. government and private sector have contributed to fighting the coronavirus in the Amazon. Their intentions for the region concern local advocates.

July 2, 2020
Sergio Infante

Nearly a century ago, the country beat a devastating yellow fever outbreak. But today the Bolsonaro government rejects scientific expertise.

March 8, 2020
NACLA Staff

A NACLA reading list celebrating the life and work of Marielle Franco as we approach the second anniversary of her assassination. 

December 5, 2019
Eve Bratman

Record fires in Brazil’s Amazon this year marked a political protest led by ranchers who, already empowered under Bolsonaro’s government, are keen to push the government to fully embrace a dictatorship-era extractive doctrine. 

August 27, 2019
Paula Halperin

Cinema studies scholar Paula Halperin explores how three recent documentaries can help us understand—and grapple with—the current political moment in Brazil. 

July 1, 2019
Alexandre Fortes

Critics of Operation Car Wash have had reason to suspect the political motivations behind the judicial inquiry for some time. Revelations from The Intercept now provide proof.

June 5, 2019
Benjamin Fogel and Matthew Aaron Richmond

Bolsonaro doesn't need an open military dictatorship to crush his opponents. As the “Colombian model” demonstrates, he can lean on violent paramilitaries to do the dirty work for him.

 

May 3, 2019
Brett J. Kyle & Andrew G. Reiter

Across the region, militarization is on the rise, posing a major threat to democracy and justice. What can be done?

February 7, 2019
Ian Merkel and Mariella Pittari

Jair Bolsonaro’s first month in office has been even worse than imagined, as the administration moves to loosen gun laws and pass a hardline penal reform amid corruption allegations against incoming senator Flávio Bolsonaro. 

January 15, 2019
Erika Robb Larkins and Bryan Pitts

The election of neo-fascist Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil has consolidated a rapprochement between the Americas’ two largest countries, with President Trump eager to befriend him.

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