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Levanta, Brazil!

Não está na hora de um grande NÃO? Não só a ele, mas a todo esse cavalo de pau que botou o Brasil voltado para o passado. Español

¡Levántate, Brasil!

¿No es hora de decir un gran NO? No sólo a Bolsonaro, sino a todo el giro radical que colocó a Brasil rumbo al pasado. Português

No hay desastres naturales

¿Debemos considerar el colapso de la presa de Brumadinho como un caso de incompetencia empresarial o como un crimen contra las personas y la naturaleza? English

A barragem estourou no Brasil, mas os problemas atravessam suas fronteiras

Poluição, milícias armadas e expulsão de comunidades são algumas das acusações contra Vale S.A.

Una presa revienta en Brasil, pero los problemas cruzan fronteras

Contaminación, uso de milicias armadas y desalojo de comunidades son algunas de las presuntas infracciones y violaciones de Vale S.A., la mayor empresa minera de Brasil. English.

A dam bursts in Brazil, but the problems cross its borders

Pollution, armed militia and communities evictions are some of Vale S.A.'s alleged violations. Español.

2018 fue el año en el que el crimen se volvió ideología en las Américas

A pesar de algunas iniciativas valiosas para fortalecer el imperio de la ley y hacer frente a la impunidad en la región, el 2018 ha visto crecer al crímen organizado en todo el continente. English

2018 was the year crime became an ideology in the Americas

In spite of some valuable initiatives to stregnthen the rule of law and tackle impunity in the region, 2018 has seen organised crime thrive throughout the continent. Español

InSight Crime’s 2018 Homicide Round-Up

In its Homicide Round-Up, InSight Crime looks into the murder rates country by country and the factors behind them. Español.

Balance de InSight Crime sobre los homicidios en 2018

En su balance, InSight Crime analiza las tareas de homicidios por país, así como los factores subyacentes. English.

A mídia social mudou o Brasil ?

A eleição de Bolsonaro não se deve apenas ao uso das mídias sociais, mas a mídia social foi de fato fundamental para permitir que um discurso de ódio, violência e discriminação fosse difundido. English

Has social media changed Brazil?

Bolsonaro's election does not stem only from the use of social media, yet social media was indeed paramount to allow a speech of hate, violence and discrimination to come to light. Portuguese

Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru have appointed new ministers in charge of the Amazon. Who are they?

Four countries in the Amazon basin have appointed new environment ministers in the past eight months, at a time when rates of deforestation have increased and threaten the planet’s largest oxygen reserve. Español

¿Quiénes son los nuevos ministros responsables de la Amazonía en Brasil, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú?

En los últimos ocho meses, cuatro países de la cuenca del Amazonas han nombrado nuevos ministros del medio ambiente. ¿Quiénes son y qué se puede esperar de ellos? English

¿Qué hay después del final abrupto del fin de la historia?

El ciclo Seis contradicciones y el fin del presente del Centro de Estudios del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, nació evocando la urgencia de volver a imaginar un horizonte de transformación.

Democracy is facing strong headwinds in 2019

Jair Bolsonaro’s inauguration as president of Brazil marks the beginning of the political year. The redrawing of the world order currently under way is increasingly adverse to democracy. Español

How to neutralize Bolsonaro in his first 100 days of government?

A passive attitude from the International Community is not an option, and broad support from all progressives will be much needed to mitigate the damages. Español

Cómo neutralizar a Bolsonaro en sus primeros 100 días de Gobierno: 5 acciones

La pasividad internacional no es opción frente a Bolsonaro: debemos actuar para contrarrestar y evitar la regresión de derechos en la democracia más grande de Latinoamérica. English

Lula é o verdadeiro Papai Noel

Uma festa de Natal para o ex-presidente brasileiro. English

#EleccionesAbiertas2018: Earthquake in Brazil and Mexico, tremors in Colombia

The presidential elections in Mexico, Colombia and Brazil were carried out in a context of polarisation and misinformation, alerting us to potential democratic setbacks in the region. Español

#2018: Victories and defeats of the Latin American feminist movement

2018 has been a year of great achievements and challenges for the women’s rights movement. The absolution of Imelda Cortez, the Green Tide and Bolsonaro in Brazil represent simultaneous progression and digression. Español

#2018: Victorias y derrotas del movimiento feminista latinoamericano

2018 ha sido un año de grandes logros y grandes desafíos para los derechos de la mujer. La absolución de Imelda Cortez, la Marea Verde y Bolsonaro en Brasil representan avances y retrocesos simultáneos. English

¿Aprovechará Brasil la oportunidad de liderar el debate sobre las migraciones?

No todos los Estados Miembros de la ONU adoptaron el Pacto Mundial para la Migración Segura, Ordenada y Regulada este mes en Marrakesh. Brasil podría adoptar un rol decisivo en su implementación.  English

Will Brazil seize the chance to lead the debate on migration?

Many UN Member States have adopted the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration at an Intergovernmental Conference. Brazil could have a leading role in its implementation. Español

Socialismo o barbarie, en Brasil

La crisis de la izquierda en todo el mundo ha abierto la puerta a que se cuelen los movimientos de la ultraderecha y amenacen nuestras democracias. Revisamos cómo analiza de Sousa Santos este fenómeno en Brasil. English

Socialism or barbarism in Brazil

The crisis of the left around the world has opened up a vacuum for extreme right movements to gain traction and threaten our democracies. How does Boaventura de Sousa Santos make sense of this in Brazil? Español

#EleccionesAbiertas 2018 Terremoto en México y Brasil, temblor en Colombia

Las elecciones presidenciales en tres países clave como México, Colombia y Brasil, pusieron sobre el tablero un escenario de polarización y desinformación, activando la alerta sobre el futuro de la democracia en la región. English

#ArchivoDemoAbierta2018: a year of environmental challenges

The protection of the environment is so crucial for upholding democracy that however the subject is approached, it is often impossible to express the real magnitude of the issue. That’s why we present some of the most important environmental conflicts of 2018. Español

Para derrotar a la ultraderecha hay que distinguirla del fascismo histórico

El triunfo de Bolsonaro en Brasil encierra importantes lecciones para la izquierda mundial. Para ganar la batalla a la ultraderecha, las izquierdas deben entender que se enfrentan a un enemigo fragmentado diferente del unitario fascismo histórico. English

To defeat the far right means to differentiate it from historical fascism

To win the battle against the far right, the left must understand that it faces a fragmented enemy, which is quite different from unitary historical fascism. Español

La muerte del periodista Vladimir Herzog y la democracia en Brasil

Tanto Jair Bolsonaro como su vicepresidente, Antônio Mourão, son ex militares. La situación en Brasil, inquietantemente, recuerda la de 1964. English

Remembrance of things present: Vladimir Herzog and democracy in contemporary Brazil

Journalist Vladimir Herzog died in custody; his body found hung by his own belt strap from the bars of his cell. The official cause of death was suicide. Few in Brazil accepted this statement.

The rest and the West: thoughts on Brexit and migration. Part One

Why the decisive political space for the Left is not Europe, but an inclusive democratic debate that alone can challenge the monocultural National Us.

Those who fall asleep in a democracy might wake up in a dictatorship

Despite progress during the PT governments, Brazil is a very unequal and violent country today. Young people seem surprised: was the dictatorship not a thing of the past? Interview. Español Português

Quem adormece em democracia, pode acordar numa ditadura

Apesar dos avanços alcançados durante os governos do PT, o Brasil é hoje um país desigual e violento. Os jovens parecem surpreendidos: a ditadura não era coisa do passado? EntrevistaEnglish Español

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