UN: Brazil’s jailed ex-president Lula can't be disqualified from election

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Human rights panel says leftist leader cannot be barred as a candidate until his legal appeals have been completed The committee said Lula cannot be barred as a candidate ‘until his appeals before the courts have been completed’. Photograph: Läs mer…

Brazil: murder of indigenous leader highlights threat to way of life

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The defenders Environment Jorginho Guajajara’s killing is believed by members of his tribe to be the result of conflict with loggers in their Amazon territory Sônia Guajajara: ‘This was not an isolated case, but part of an ongoing genocide.’ Photograph: Jonathan Watts for the Läs mer…

'Dr BumBum' charged over death of patient after operation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Denis Furtado, his mother, girlfriend, secretary and domestic employee charged with homicide of Lilian Calixto Denis Furtado is escorted by police after his arrest in Rio de Janeiro in July Photograph: Leo Correa/AP Prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro have charged a celebrity plastic Läs mer…

Brazil's Lula launches presidential bid from jail as thousands march in support

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Lula plans to run again but judges say corruption conviction makes him ineligible – opening door to far-right Jair Bolsonaro Lula leads in the polls but is serving a 12-year sentence for corruption and money laundering. Lula said his trial was engineered by Läs mer…

The Guardian view on Brazil’s murder rate: what not to do | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Americas The Guardian view on Brazil’s murder rate: what not to do Editorial Homicide rates in Mexico and Brazil are climbing even further. Yet Britain could learn from listening to debates in Latin America A mother and child walk past military police on Läs mer…

Farming ideas to make a fortune: inside Brazil's food security festival

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Food security Agriculture startups from around the world gathered at a vibrant conference sponsored by pesticide manufacturer Delegates at the Thought for Food festival in Rio de Janeiro last month. Photograph: Thought for Food As confetti showers a theatre inside Rio de Janeiro’s normally Läs mer…