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Tag: Dictatorship

BRASILIA, BRAZIL – Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro is coming under fire for comments he made on Monday, July 29th, about the assassination of political prisoners during the country’s military dictatorship. This time, the president sent a message to OAB...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The visit of Cuba’s most renowned dissident in recent years, blogger Yoani María Sánchez Cordero was the center of a mild furore outside of Brazil’s National Congress yesterday. Sympathizers of...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A commemoration by the military of Brazil’s 1964 military coup ended in chaos yesterday after it was hijacked by activists demonstrating on behalf of the people who...
By Philip Sever, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO - The Supreme Court in Brazil is looking to repeal censorship laws passed during the military dictatorship and still lurking in the country's constitution today. Lula's government is the first since the...

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