Stories about Brazil from April, 2017
The Last Time This Many People Went on Strike in Brazil It Was 1996
Protesters are taking a stand against a series of austerity reforms hastily pushed by Brazilian President Temer, who enjoys a substantial legislative majority and support from businesses, despite sinking popularity.
Rafael Braga Vieira: Symbol of Institutionalized Racism and Criminalized Poverty in Brazilian Justice
Braga was homeless and collecting recyclables to survive when he arrested the first time. But that was just the beginning of a darker saga.
A São Paulo City Councilor Surprised Schools With an Inspection for ‘Leftist Indoctrination’
Fernando Holiday was inspired by the Escola Sem Partido (School Without Party) campaign, which divides opinion in Brazil.
Venezuelan Migrants Face Prejudice and Bureaucracy in Northern Brazil
Economic crisis and food shortages in Venezuela have sparked a wave of migrants into Brazil, which is now struggling to respond and meet humanitarian needs.
International Fact-Checking Day Celebrated Worldwide: #FactCheckIt!
Fact-checkers around the world have declared April 2 as a day dedicated to verification and truth. Are you with them?