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Latest posts by Global Voices Brazil

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."

Brazilians took to the streets to protest Bolsonaro's education cuts

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.

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.

Over 500 women accuse superstar psychic in Brazil of sexual abuse

João de Deus attracted hundreds of people to his spiritual center every day and once counseled North American TV host Oprah Winfrey.

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".

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.

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