Monday, August 8, 2022

Churches & Religion

Bolsonaro’s people: the Amazon, indigenous and landless at risk

President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has chosen Ricardo Salles as Brazil’s environment minister. The former São Paulo state government environment secretary is under investigation for...

To end Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

In November-December 2018 Christian Aid promoted a Month of Awareness of Gender Based Violence, working with its partners in the region, around the International...

The Mad Hatter’s tea-party: Bolsonaro chooses his cabinet

São Paulo, 3 December:  During the election campaign, president-elect Jair Bolsonaro boasted he would pare the number of cabinet ministers down from its present...

Brazil: on the eve of elections, Haddad up, Bolsonaro down

São Paulo, October 23. On the eve of the second round of the presidential elections, armed police and officials from electoral tribunals invaded at...

Brazil’s elections: Christian churches sound the alarm

On Sunday 28 October, Brazil will elect a new President in the middle of the worst political crisis since the dictatorship in the 1960s....

Bolsonaro’s dirty tricks

An avalanche of millions of anti-PT messages, most of them slanderous lies or fake news, has inundated the screens of Brazilian WhatsApp users in...

Brazil’s indigenous cultures: fragile or flexible?

Film: Ex-Pajé (Ex-shaman) (80 minutes) Directed by Luiz Bolognesi, 2018 With Perpera Suruí, Kabena Cinta Larga, Ubiratan Suruí and Agamenon Suruí… as themselves. Films about Indians deep...

El Salvador: first anniversary of the mining ban

On March 29th, 2017, the small country of El Salvador became the first nation in the world to exercise its sovereign right to say...

Costa Rica: religious extremism in the ascendant

Costa Ricans went to the voting booths on February 4 to confirm what most polls had predicted: the victory of evangelical singer Fabricio Alvarado...

Costa Rica: is the far right poised for victory?

In an unprecedented political atmosphere, Costa Ricans will vote for a new president on February 4th. The country has become famous for its wonderful...

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