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· January, 2019

Stories about Brazil from January, 2019

Mining disaster in Brazil shows that Bolsonaro's pledge to loosen up sector regulation is totally insane

On his inauguration, Bolsonaro criticized the mining regulators and vowed to loosen up the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

A community newspaper won't let Brazil forget its worst environmental disaster

The newspaper was born out of a workshop with a local photo agency, where survivors raised concerns about the way Brazil's mainstream media was telling their stories.

A plane carrying seven indigenous people disappeared in the Amazon rainforest, but few in Brazil are talking about it

The search for survivors was suspended by the Air Force after 15 days. Despite being noted by some media outlets, the case is almost undiscussed in the country.

About our Brazil coverage

Fernanda Canofre is the Brazil editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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