TeleSUR speaks to Sabrina Fernandes, a professor and researcher at the University of Brasilia.
teleSUR | January 24, 2018
SUPPORTERS of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva flooded into Porto Alegre today prior to a court ruling in the city on whether to overturn his highly contentious corruption conviction.
Over 15,000 activists camped out overnight near the court while thousands more gathered in Porto Alegre and other cities.Read More »
OVER 150,000 have signed the petition entitled “Elections without Lula is fraud,” among them legal professionals, academics, politicians, artists and union leaders across the world.
Tomorrow, the case against the former president of Brazil, Lula da Silva, will be tried on appeal.
In Brazil, we have a national parliament that seems to be working at a double-quick speed for the disintegration of all civilized norms in the country, whether in labor legislation, social security, or other relevant spheres.
In May 2017, the Chamber of Deputies (the lower house of parliament) approved an amendment to the statutory limits of the Jamanxim National Forest in the southeastern state of Para. Shortly after this, the Senate voted on boundary changes to environmental preservation areas in both Para and Santa Catarina states.Read More »
Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez accused the Organisation of American States (OAS) of double standards Thursday, after the regional body refused to discuss the political crisis in Brazil.
“The immorality of the Organisation of American States … and their secretary general, Luis Almagro, [who] have kept silent regarding the repression in Brazil,” Rodriguez tweeted.