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Why British Unions Reject the Coup in Brazil

Frances O’Grady | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Politics
Frances O’Grady

The British trade union movement has pledged to our sisters and brothers in Brazil that we will not stay silent as their rights are attacked, their democracy dismantled, their social advances rolled back. We will protest at every step the Temer government takes against the poor and the working people of Brazil. And we will use the links between Brazil and the British economy - as well as the public focus on the Rio Olympics and Paralympics - to raise awareness of the coup in Brazil and its effect on ordinary Brazilians.

Brazil's Corruption Scandal: Part Real, Part Conjuring Trick

Alistair Burnett | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK
Alistair Burnett

Brazil doesn't do things by halves. Three years ago, visiting the country you could still sense the optimism about the future, but now the country is...

Quo Vadis Latin American Left?

Manuel Barcia | Posted 14.01.2017 | UK Politics
Manuel Barcia

Has the New Left failed? Honestly, it would be difficult to find sound arguments to demonstrate that it has.

What Just Happened in the Brazil Election?

Mark Hillary | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

I have never experienced an election so full of rancour and hatred. This election has descended into a traditional right v left fight, but with every dirty trick in the book used by the candidates and their supporters.

World Cup 2014: Belo Horizonte Overpass Collapses And Kills Two

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Sport

Brazil was in mourning today after an overpass collapsed in Belo Horizonte, killing two people. The overpass, which was under construction, collaps...

After the Violence, What Next for Brazil?

Mark Hillary | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

What is really shaking the political system in Brazil is that this scale of protest is unprecedented in recent history and - like the global Occupy protests - there is no single issue that can be easily addressed.

When it Comes to Politics, Donkeys Are Winners

James O'Keefe | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK Politics
James O'Keefe

So what can our British political leaders draw from 'donkey politics.'

FIFA's Football Grinch Steals Brazil's Christmas

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Sport
Eric Ehrmann

The FIFA Coca Cola ranking is another reminder that the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) needs to address management and competition issues that impact on the reputation of the national team.

Cameron In Brazil For Visit To Boost Trade Links

PA | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK Politics

Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting Brazil on Thursday on a trip to boost UK trade links with one of the world's fastest growing economies. Mr...