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Six times voted as the best football player in the world and with a career spanning over 20 years, the Brazilian athlete Marta Vieira da Silva became a football legend and a fighter for equal rights
Floods and heavy rains in the state of Rio de Janeiro caused 12 deaths and devastation in January. After Racial Equality Minister Anielle Franco pointed out environmental racism, the term sparked a national debate.
Messages posted by the individual or the people behind the hacking of Janja da Silva's profile on X included misogynistic content and personal attacks against President Lula, a Supreme Court justice, and herself.
The 1.333 page-long report is a product of almost five months of hearings in a mixed investigation commission composed by members of the federal Senate and the Lower Chamber. It was approved with 20 votes in favor and 11 against.
Jan. 8, 2023, is now a date to remember in Brazil: the day when a bolsonarista mob invaded the nation's top state buildings in an attempted coup, one week after Lula's inauguration.
The defeated Bolsonaro traveled to the US to avoid passing on the sash and fearing inquiries, while Lula took the presidency in an inauguration marked by symbols and promises of rebuilding.
Claiming they want to save Brazil from communism, Bolsonaristas have been protesting while refusing to acknowledge Lula's victory. Meanwhile, Bolsonaro and his party challenged the electoral system at the Electoral Court.
Despite Bolsonaro’s attempts to win votes and challenge the voting system, Lula da Silva prevailed for his third term in a deeply split nation.
With a call from Samuel L. Jackson, actors such as Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr, joined Brazilian influencers to talk about the importance of voting in the presidential runoff
Despite coming in second place by about 6 million votes in the first round, Bolsonaro's allies managed to secure more seats in parliaments and as governors than Lula's candidates, showing his force to mobilize votes.
Current Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has trailed former president Lula in the polls for more than a month, but in interviews he has been discrediting the numbers and saying he will only believe in his victory.
Second runner in the polls, president Bolsonaro used his position and the celebrations to campaign for re-election, while also igniting his supporters base in the streets.
It's not just President Jair Bolsonaro who defends child labor—wealthy Brazilians think it's fine too
"If you think the struggle against child labor is meant to stop you from selling chocolate at school to pay for your tennis lessons, you didn’t understand anything."
From São Paulo to the Amazon, thousands of Brazilians went out on May 15 to defend public education.
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.
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.
João de Deus attracted hundreds of people to his spiritual center every day and once counseled North American TV host Oprah Winfrey.
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".
We have listed here a few of the Brazil headlines that didn't make it across to English-speaking media.