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Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Eric Clapton wrote a famous song entitled “I shot the sheriff” where he continues “but I did not shoot the deputy.” STF Presiding Justice Joaquim Barbosa may be singing this song...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Curmudgeon, who for years has deemed politics his favorite spectator sport, has been watching the demonstrations, and has paid particular attention to several slogans that are now brandished by protesters. Following...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - You may well ask: “Who are the ‘PEC 37’ we see on protesters’ signs and placards?” And you may well also ask: “Why are the protesters against them?” The Curmudgeon knew...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, June 24th, over four thousand gathered in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone) to protest against proposed constitutional amendment PEC 37, a measure that if passed would limit prosecutorial...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the revocation of bus fare increases in many cities on Thursday and Friday's announcement of a three-pronged public services' improvement plan by President Dilma Rousseff, demonstrations continued in over...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Over a million people are estimated to have taken to the streets in Brazil’s state capitals on Thursday evening, with fresh protests seen in over 100 cities from Manaus to...
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