Stories about Brazil from June, 2016
‘I'll Stay as Long as the Queen Allows Me to Stay’ and Other Brexit Reactions From the Portuguese-Speaking World
"Brexit...whatever happens from now on, no one can erase these results from citizens' memories."
5 Accounts From Female Political Prisoners That Recall the Horrific Torture Under Brazil’s Military Dictatorship
A confessed torturer was recently praised in Brazil's Chamber of Deputies, creating an opening for the group of people who support or minimize state crimes committed during the 21-year dictatorship.
"In the refugee camp, we have no facilities – even shoes we don’t have. There is no gym. Even the weather does not favor training..."
It's been 127 years since Brazil was a monarchy, but President Rousseff's possible impeachment has presented the country's last royal family with an opportunity to appeal to supporters.
"We are vacating with joy because we can pass on our power to organize, to act. It was 56 days of resistance, despite attacks from all sides."