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Couldn’t happen to a nicer fascist. The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, may be forced to undergo emergency surgery after he was rushed to hospital in the early hours of Wednesday complaining of abdominal pain. Bolsonaro, 66, was reportedly admitted to a military hospital in the capital Brasília at about 4am, after being struck down by […]
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  Great use of our national museums….. Each year, leaders of the international business and finance community gather in the American Museum of Natural History for a black-tie gala hosted by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. In the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, under the blue whale, the attendees honor two “persons of the year” […]
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On March 10, 1979, Brazilian metalworkers walked off the job in a stark challenge to the dictatorship that had ruled the country since 1964. The strike’s leader was a 34 year old metalworker named Luis Inacío Lula da Silva. Later just known as Lula, this strike would help bring down the dictatorship and eventually propel […]
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Brazil’s Cabinet

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On May 16, 2016
So Dilma Rousseff was finally evicted from the Brazilian presidency by her right-wing opponents. What does the new cabinet look like? Oh dear. Brazil’s interim President Michel Temer has pledged to build a “bridge to the future,” but the 75-year old lawyer has shocked much of the country by assembling a Cabinet that appears to […]
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