29 | 01 | 2020

PCdoBThe election of Jair Bolsonaro in the presidential elections establishes a new political period in our country, marked by threats to democracy, national patrimony, the sovereignty of the nation and the rights of the people. It was elected a president of the Republic clearly determined to establish a dictatorial government, to implement, blood and fire, an ultra-liberal and neo-colonial program.

The electoral ticket Fernando Haddad as president and Manuela d'Avila as vice president has got more than 46 million votes and provided a positioning of the nation's democratic consciousness, laying the foundations of a vigorous opposition that begins right now.

There is a twist towards regression, deconstruction, and even the destruction of...

The far-right politician got married three times. Between 1993 and 2001, he was married to councilwoman Rogéria Nantes Nunes, with whom he had three children: Eduardo Bolsonaro, who was reelected a federal congressman this year, Flávio Bolsonaro, who was elected senator on Oct. 7, and Carlos Bolsonaro, a Rio de Janeiro councilman. After his separation, he married Ana Cristina Vale...

Twenty-three-year-old Charlione Lessa Albuquerque was shot dead during a political motorcade in support of the Workers' Party presidential candidate Fernando Haddad on Saturday night, on the eve of the country’s runoff election, in the Greater Fortaleza Area, northeastern Brazil. Authorities confirmed the crime.

The young man was on top of an automobile with his mother when he was shot...

The Brazilian polling institutes Datafolha and Ibope released tonight their latest opinion polls for the country’s presidential runoff election this Sunday, Oct. 28.

According to Datafolha, the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is at 55 percent of voting intention, while the left-wing presidential hopeful Fernando Haddad is at 45 percent.

The Ibope poll showed Bolsonaro at 54 percent...

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro continues to maintain a lead in most polls ahead of the second round of the Brazilian presidential elections on October 28. While his misogyny, homophobia and militarism are a matter of record, equally worrying is his approach to science and research. Scientists and academics have expressed their concern and fear for the future of Brazilian science and research...

The member of the national board of the Landless Workers Movement (MST) Jaime Amorim was arrested by the military police in downtown Caruaru, Pernambuco, while he was handing out Brasil de Fato newspapers this morning, and was only released hours later, in the afternoon.

Witnesses say supporters of Brazil’s presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro threatened and attacked the activists who...

The gap between Brazil's far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro and the Workers’ Party presidential hopeful Fernando Haddad, who will face off in a runoff on Sunday, Oct. 28, closed from 18 to 12 percentage points in one week, according to a survey released by pollster Datafolha on Thursday.

Three days ahead of the elections, the opinion poll shows Bolsonaro is at 56 percent of voting...

As Brazil’s runoff elections approach, electoral court authorities and federal and military police officers raided public universities across the country following court orders or students’ requests to question, intimidate, seize materials, and order the take down of pro-democracy statements.

While the judges who issued the orders argue the materials seized were used to campaign...

“While Bolsonaro’s victory was supposed to be ‘certain,’ today it is just ‘likely,’ tomorrow it will be ‘possible,’ and on Sunday he will find out he lost,” Brazil’s Workers’ Party candidate Fernando Haddad told 20,000 supporters during a rally in São Paulo Wednesday night, about his far-right adversary in the...

Since early October, 133 politically motivated attacks were reportedly perpetrated by supporters of Brazil’s far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro. The numbers were gathered on a map released Tuesday by the web portals Opera Mundi, Outras Palavras, and De olho nos ruralistas.

The survey started a week before the first round of Brazil’s elections, which were held on...

Law enforcement officers raided the headquarters of the Union of Oil Workers in Northern Rio de Janeiro (Sindipetro-NF) in the city of Macaé last Saturday, Oct. 20, and seized copies of the Brasil de Fato special compact edition on the elections, as well as copies of the Boletim Nascente, the union’s weekly outlet.

There are reports claiming the officers, working for the regional...

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