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· November, 2018

Stories about Brazil from November, 2018

Why Cuba has decided to pull 8,000 doctors out of Brazil

Havana announced it will end its agreement with Brazil as a response to president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's public comments about the program, which it deemed "threatening and depreciative".

One year on, Brazil’s ‘unrestricted outsourcing’ law fails to create jobs

A recent Federal Supreme Court's decision to approve unrestricted outsourcing may lead to job instability in Brazil.

Who is Sérgio Moro, the Brazilian judge who sentenced former president Lula and will be Bolsonaro's ‘superminister'?

Moro is a controversial figure, seen by some as a symbol of the fight against corruption, but by others as having taken partisan actions in persecuting certain figures.

Amid police raids and vigilante threats, Brazilians fear for freedom of expression in public universities

"There is an empowerment of conservative ideas inside of the state apparatus that is very, very dangerous."

Is Jair Bolsonaro another Rodrigo Duterte? It's more complicated than you think

As Brazilians prepare for a Bolsonaro presidency, they’d do well to look at the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte’s two and a half years in office.

From football fans to bookworms: the many faces of Brazil's resistance

We have listed here a few of the Brazil headlines that didn't make it across to English-speaking media.

Lynch mobs in India, fake news in Brazil — when disinformation goes viral, should Facebook take action?

Facebook may still not know its power when it comes to disinformation.

Netizen Report: How WhatsApp (and $3 million) helped carry Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro to victory

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

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