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Olodum performers hit the streets. Credit: Banda Olodum

Lazinho and Lucas di Fiori of Brazil's famous Banda Olodum talk to Alessio Perrone about...

Women march during the National Black Consciousness Day in Sao Paulo, Brazil November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

In Brazil, misogynoir – misogyny directed at black women – has been used to fire up President Jair Bolsonaro’s machismo base...

For the world to witness: weary and homeless, this woman rests by a busy thoroughfare in São Paulo. Davidsonluna/Unsplash

Vanessa Martina Silva considers the track record of Brazil’s flagship Bolsa Família, the world’s largest...

The Ashaninka are an indigenous people living in the State of Acre, Brazil. © Pedro França/MinC

Leonardo Sakamoto on the war against indigenous people.

Firmino, pictured in Rocinha. Credit: Alessio Perrone

In Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil and one of the largest in Latin America, a makeshift museum is painting a proud...

About 369,000 people are believed to modern slaves in Brazil - representing 1 in 555 of its population - according to the Global Slavery Index by human rights group Walk Free Foundation.

Rescuing slaves is not the cure, says Leonardo Sakomoto.

Human rights defender, Tchenna Maso, reflects on the human cost of Bolsonaro's open door policy for mining...

Leonardo Sakamoto writes plainly about the suicidal drives and fake patriotism behind the culling of the...

Danny Chivers explains how those outside Latin America can act in solidarity with forest defenders....

Leonardo Sakomoto on Brazil's top judge who became vigilante – and then ‘God’

Sporting mega-events purport to boost civic pride and economic growth. But their true legacy is one of rampant...

In Rio de Janeiro, even bystanders are falling victim to brutal policing tactics, reports Leonardo Sakamoto....

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Jair Bolsonaro may be in power, but the Sateré indigenous people are not taking his hostility sitting down. Sue...

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Leonardo Sakamoto reports on the ‘first and most important battle to be fought by the opposition’ in...

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Nick Terdre asks why has nothing changed since Brazil’s last environmental disaster?

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Brazil’s most vulnerable people are feeling the pressure – and the fear. ...

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