Afro-Feminist Resistance in Brazi’s Carnival

In Southern Brazil, the all women’s carnival block Cores de Aide is marching for political resistance and in defense of women, who have been particularly under attack during the far-right presidency of Jair Bolsonaro. The post Afro-Feminist Resistance in Brazi’s Carnival appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/afro-feminist-resistance-in-brazis-carnival Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this […]

Rio Carnival 2020: When is it, where is it and what are the best events to attend?

Event kicks off this weekend Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas/rio-de-janeiro-carnival-dates-2020-brazil-february-samba-parade-street-party-a9348196.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Helen Coffey

Russia to export beef to Brazil for first time

Major Russian meat producer Miratorg has announced that the first delivery of 13 tons of beef will soon be supplied to Brazil. The company says the product will be distributed among the country’s hotel chains and restaurants. “The company’s strategy is aimed at increasing exports of high value-added products that are competitive in price and […]

Black Communities in Brazil Under Threat from US Satellite Deal

Dozens of traditional black communities, or Quilombos, in Northern Brazil are at risk of being removed from their ancestral land, due to an agreement that will give the United States access to Brazil’s Alcantara Satellite Launch Center. Families have vowed to resist. The post Black Communities in Brazil Under Threat from US Satellite Deal appeared […]

Brazil’s Right-Wing Bolsonaro Regime Attacks Leading Critic Glenn Greenwald

Brazil’s government faces near unanimous condemnation over its attempt to punish journalist Glenn Greenwald for revealing its corrupt investigation practices. The post Brazil’s Right-Wing Bolsonaro Regime Attacks Leading Critic Glenn Greenwald appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/brazil-bolsonaro-attacks-critic-glenn-greenwald Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published […]

The Year in Latin America: The Right Continues to Advance, but so do Popular Movements

2019 presented a complicated and mixed legacy for Latin America. Right-wing governments continued to make electoral in-roads, but popular uprisings against neoliberalism also left their mark on the region, says TRNN’s Greg Wilpert. The post The Year in Latin America: The Right Continues to Advance, but so do Popular Movements appeared first on The Real […]

Donald Trump hits Brazil and Argentina with steel tariffs, while attacking Federal Reserve

US president accuses countries of ‘massive devaluation’ of currencies Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/trump-tariffs-argentina-brazil-twitter-steel-federal-reserve-a9229351.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Ben Chapman

Defending Brazil’s Coast From the Latest Oil Spill

The oil spill spans 10 states and contaminated 1500 miles of coastline. The Real News rides with a group of coastal defenders battling the spill. The post Defending Brazil’s Coast From the Latest Oil Spill appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/defending-brazils-coast-from-latest-oil-spill Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. […]

Jesus is a Flamengo fan? Iconic Christ the Redeemer statue lit up in Brazilian team’s colors ahead of Copa Libertadores final

Jesus is apparently a fan of Brazilian club Flamengo after donning the Rio team’s colors ahead of the Copa Libertadores final against Argentina’s River Plate. Appearing in their first Copa final in 38 years, Flamengo face defending champions River Plate in a one-off match at Estadio Monumental in Lima, Peru, on Saturday night. The Flamengo marketing […]