This week, popular movements, unions, and religious organizations who work in rural areas carried out the “Days of Unified Struggle of Rural Workers.” The days of struggle involved building occupations and blockade of roads — which started on Monday, Sept. 5, and ended on Thursday, Sept. 7.
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As the Olympic Games come to a close in Rio de Janeiro, non-governmental organizations and unions in the United States are condemning the impeachment process against Brazil’s president. A public statement released today states: “We, the undersigned organizations, support democracy in Brazil and denounce the forced removal of Brazil’s elected president, Dilma Rousseff, as well as the criminalization and repression of Brazilian social movements.”
Posted on Friday, the law eases the budget reassignment, the main justification the removal of Dilma
Unelected President Temer and president of the House of Deputies, Rodrigo Maia
By 61 votes to 20, the Senate decided in favor of effectively separating Dilma Rousseff from her seat, and the political crisis will only get worse with the new government.
Brazil’s right wing finally achieved what it couldn’t win for years at the ballot box, ending 13 years of left-wing governance.
The fate of Brazilian democracy was decided Wednesday as the country’s Senate voted 61 to 20 to impeach suspended President Dilma Rousseff after a trial that many international critics have described as a farce and a parliamentary coup.
Interview with Joao Pedro Stedile, leader of the MST, on the political crisis in Brazil.
After the penultimate vote of the Senate on the impeachment against President Dilma Rousseff, we interviewed Joao Pedro Stedile, historical leader of the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST), who is at the frontline of the fight against “putschist leader Michel Temer”.
The Parliamentarians have requested the Inter American Commissioners of Human Rights (CIDH),
Federal deputies Paulo Pimenta (PT), Paulo Texeira (PT) and Wadih Damos (PT) and Senator Télmario Mota (PDT) issued a measure along with the Inter American Commissioners of Human Rights (CIDH) in reference to the impeachment process against the removed President Dilma Rousseff.
On the same day as the opening ceremony of the Olympics, various organizations of the Brazilian left held a protest in Rio de Janeiro. The demonstration was called for by three fronts: Brazil Popular Front, People Without Fear and Socialist Left.
“The earnings of the putschists are insatiable. But they ignore that in this world everything has contradictions” It seems as though Brazil’s destiny is determined in the month of August. It was the month of the crisis and suicide of President Getulio Vargas in the 50s. Then, in the 60s, the resignation of Jânio Quadros and the crisis of legality.