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Brazil’s Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) presented to the Congress an impeachment motion against President Jair Bolsonaro.

The petition, signed by 146 individuals and corporations, including former presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff of the Workers’ Party (PT), points out Bolsonaro’s weak management facing pandemic and attempts to disrupt democracy.

PSOL also alleges Bolsonaro’s interference in the Federal Police (PF) with the resignation of delegate Maurício Valeixo at the helm and the support of the self-styled 300 groups from Brazil, made up of extreme right-wing activists.

“It is a long list of crimes against the free exercise of constitutional powers, against the free exercise of political, individual and...

Brazil has the third most confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the world, surpassing for the first time the barrier of 1,000 daily deaths from the disease and registering 1,179 new cases this Tuesday.

Brazil has reported 271,628 infections since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in the country, according to the last official balance, only behind the U.S. and Russia.

This occurs while the Ministry of...

On this 29th of April 2020, the Brazilian Committee for Peace in Venezuela strongly denounces the expulsion of 28 Venezuelan diplomatic officials from Brazil. The Bolsonaro Government again plays the main role as a puppet of US imperialism by expelling from Brazil the entire Venezuelan diplomatic corps and, in their place, installing in Brasilia a putschist group to represent the Venezuelan...

President Nicolás Maduro expressed his solidarity with the Brazilian people in the face of the accelerated rise in COVID-19 mortality rate in the South American country.

Since the pandemic broke out, Jair Bolsonaro’s administration has underestimated the virus and has not taken strong actions to contain it, thus creating the situation Brazil is currently in.

“Hospitals and funeral homes have...

It is with joy that we followed live images of the release of Brazil’s former President Lula da Silva from incarceration.

Lula’s imprisonment since April 2018 was the result of an unfair political process, part of an institutional coup that led to President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment, to prevent him from running in the presidential elections.

Lula’s freedom represents a blow against the...

This statement was approved by DSA’s National Political Committee (NPC).

As land grabbers and plantation owners set fires now raging across huge expanses of the Brazilian Amazon, three national formations of the Democratic Socialists of America – the Ecosocialist Working Group, the Immigrants’ Rights Working Group, and the International Committee – issue our unequivocal condemnation of the...

While wildfires are ravaging the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro does not seem to respond to the increasing international pressure to contain fires. Bolsonaro had previously described rainforest protections as "an obstacle to economic development." Besides, it is not a secret that many capitalist companies involved in Brazilian agribusiness will score big profits from the...

The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), on behalf of its 97 million affiliated workers in 130 countries from all corners of the world, declares its total rejection against the terrible forest fires that currently harm Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay and at the same time affirms its solidarity with the populations of the affected areas.

For the WFTU, the catastrophe in the “green lung of the...

PAME expresses solidarity with the righteous struggle of the Brazilian Teachers and Students against the new anti-people’s measures of the Bolsonaro Government.

The workers and students of Brazil are organizing a National Day of Struggle on May 15, in defense of Public Education against the plans of the Government of Brazil aims to cut even more the funding for education. Moreover, the Brazilian...

Following his visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem on Tuesday, April 2, President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil claimed that Nazism was a “leftist movement.” Bolsonaro was brought to Yad Vashem, a memorial to the six million Jews murdered by Nazi Germany and fascists allies during World War II, as part of his three day state visit to Israel. The Brazilian far-right leader was asked...

The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing firebrand who had made headlines for playing down the brutality of his country’s past pro-imperialist military dictatorship, is set to arrive in Israel on Sunday morning, March 31, for a three-day trip. At 8 p.m. on the evening of the same day, a demonstration will be held near the Prime Minister’s residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem...

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