Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Bolsonaro Supporters Call for September 7 Military Coup

Pro-Bolsonaro groups have organized across the country, calling for a new military regime. Governors fear that the military police may rebel and start an uprising that would force the army to take a stand.

  • Aug 27, 2021
  • 2:56 PM

The Pressure Against Bolsonaro Continues in Brazil

Brazil ended the month of July with more than 550,000 people dead from the pandemic amid signs of weakening of the government, which still maneuvers in every possible way to survive the pressure from the streets.

  • Aug 5, 2021
  • 7:06 PM

OPINION: Bolsonaro’s Authoritarian Drive Seems Unstoppable

Authoritarian leaders tend to seek to hold on to power by any means they deem necessary—whether through censorship, media control, or coups. Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is one of those leaders.

  • Jul 12, 2021
  • 2:48 PM

The COVID Corruption Scandals of Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro

Calls for impeachment grow louder in Brazil as President Jair Bolsonaro finds himself at the center of various scandals and investigations into his government’s handling of the COVID pandemic.

  • Jun 30, 2021
  • 10:30 AM

The Crisis Continues in Brazil

May was a complicated month for Brazil and Brazilians. It was one more month in an endless series of catastrophes and governmental irresponsibility.

  • Jun 1, 2021
  • 1:53 PM

The Deadliest Police Operations in Brazil’s History

At around 6 a.m. on Thursday, May 6, Rio de Janeiro was waking up to yet another massacre.

  • May 20, 2021
  • 4:00 PM

The Pandemic and Bolsonaro Continue to Wreak Havoc in Brazil

If on the one hand, the world looks with concern at the unfolding situation in Brazil, on the other hand, for Brazilians the climate is one of absolute fear.

  • Apr 2, 2021
  • 1:53 PM

Looking Back at Some of the Most Surreal, Yet Viral Coronavirus Songs From Latin America

In January 2020, the world was starting to receive worrying news that a potentially deadly virus had emerged in China and was beginning to spread. We did not yet know the severity of the approaching pandemic, but immediately campaigns sprang up all over Latin America on how to avoid getting sick—wash your hands, keep social […]

  • Mar 19, 2021
  • 5:40 PM

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