Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, center, President of the Supreme Court Rosa Weber, center right, are accompanied by governors and ministers for an inspection visit and support for the Supreme Court headquarters.

Brazilians rally behind Lula after violent rampage in Brasília 

Global Politics

The attack on Brazil’s capital on Sunday rattled the entire country. But as the dust settles, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has consolidated even more support as political leaders denounce the attack in a rare moment of unity.

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‘Brazil is back’: Lula promises to once again lift Brazil onto the international scene 

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva celebrates with his wife Rosangela Silvaand running mate Geraldo Alckmin after defeating incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in a presidential run-off to become the country's next president, in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brazil’s Lula to reclaim presidency after beating Bolsonaro

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Brazilians mourn deaths of journalist and anthropologist whose remains were recovered in the Amazon 

Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro carry Brazil's national flag along Copacabana Beach on Independence Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. 

Bolsonaro pulls out all the stops to rally base on Brazil’s Independence Day

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An Indigenous protester aims his bow an arrow at police outside Congress in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, June 22, 2021.

‘We will not leave Brasilia defeated’: Brazilian Indigenous groups mobilize to defend land rights 

Conflict & Justice

Nearly 1,000 members of tribes across Brazil are camped in the country’s capital to defend land rights currently under legislative review in Congress and the Supreme Court.

A demonstrator wearing a mask against the spread of the new coronavirus holds a sign that reads in Portuguese "Justice for Lula," in reference to former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, during a protest commemorating the Supreme Court's deci

Brazil’s Supreme Court throws out corruption convictions against former President Lula

Several small, celebratory demonstrations sprang up across Brazil on Monday night after the news broke that a Supreme Court judge threw out three corruption convictions against former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Demonstrators wearing masks with text written in Portuguese that read "Bolsonaro out," and a sign with the phrase "Oxygen, Breathe Brazil," protest against the government's response in combating COVID-19 and demanding the impeachment of Brazil's President

Calls for Bolsonaro’s impeachment intensify  

Brazil under Bolsonaro

Protesters hit the streets this past weekend in caravans in major cities across Brazil. 

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Symbols of ‘racist past’ topple amid global BLM protests; New Zealand reports no active COVID-19 cases

Top of The World

A statue of a British slave trader in the UK and confederate statues in the US have been toppled or defaced as protesters demand a reckoning on systemic racism. Some Minneapolis City Council members said they will “begin the process of ending the Minneapolis Police Department.” New Zealand has no active cases of COVID-19 in the country. Brasilia has become a new hotspot for the virus.

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro reacts while addressing the media during a news conference at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, April 24, 2020.

Bolsonaro’s ‘so what’ response to coronavirus deaths is the latest in his spiraling political crisis


On Monday, the Supreme Court ordered an inquiry into Bolsonaro’s alleged interference with police investigations.