Friday, December 15, 2017
As the impeachment process comes to an end, a group of intellectuals, both Brazilian and foreign, publish a collection of essays, analysing President Dilma Rousseff's time in government and repudiating the veiled coup.
Former Lima mayor Susana Villaran, who was in the forefront of efforts to restore democracy to Peru when strognman Alberto Fujimori was in power in the 1990s, argues that the new government under Pedro Pablo Kuscinsky has to renew the fight.
Anti-Temer protests are spreading like wildfire as the new government is forced to make U turn after U turn
Interim President Michel Temer has chosen a white, male cabinet which ignores all the social advances of the last 14 years
The senate votes to proceed with Impeachment and suspend Dilma. Some of Temer's cabinet choices have provoked indignation, even horror.
Dilma's government has done all too little to protect the environment and indigenous areas. Temer's could be much worse.
The extraordinary story of Doña Zefa's fight to remain on her land in the face of an over-literal interpretation of conservation law which may see her evicted.
Leaders of Brazil's powerful social movements call for mobilization 'against the coup'.
The colonos and beiradeiros live sustainably, but a new ecological station created around them could force these rural people from their lands.
Visits to Arara and Xipaya indian communities and beiradeiro river people, the conflicts, agreements and pursuit of fair treatment.

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