Stories about Brazil from November, 2020
After World War II, Latin America had authoritarian, US-backed anti-communist governments. Facing repression at home, writers found refuge in communist Prague, in a story little-known in today's Czech Republic.
The Brazilian government is considering a 12 percent tax on literary works. Cultural initiatives warn that the proposal risks widening existing inequalities in access to reading.
With millions of tweets, Brazilians have a mixed impact on politics but show fervor for transparency, equality and anti-racism.
Brazilian delivery drivers have been protesting about their working conditions. The COVID-19 crisis, fall in income, and the lack of support from apps are among the main problems facing them.