Brazilian Politics Society and Economy

Peasant women lead 100,000-strong march in Brasília

Latin America’s largest demonstration organized by female rural workers, Daisies’ March energizes people’s struggle

Maria Anecy Martins arrived in Brasília this week with glowing eyes to join the 2019 Daisies’ March. The 45-year-old small farmer is one of the 100,000 peasant women who joined the 2-day event that ended with a massive rally that took over the streets of Brazil’s capital.

Former Odebrecht director claims he was “virtually coerced” to incriminate Lula

Plea-bargaining executive told court that Car Wash prosecutors wanted him to “produce an account” about Atibaia case

A plea-bargaining executive who testified against former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in 2018 told a São Paulo court earlier this month that he was “virtually coerced” by Car Wash prosecutors to “produce an account” to incriminate the Workers’ Party leader.