Indigenous leader urges EU to impose sanctions on Brazil

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Europe told if it does not act it will be ‘turning blind eye to genocide’ under Bolsonaro Sônia Guajajara, the leader of Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil. Photograph: Arthur Neslen Brazil’s foremost indigenous leader has called on the EU to impose trade Läs mer…

Cecilia Haddad murder: ex-boyfriend tells court trip to Brazil planned in advance

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rio de Janeiro Mario Marcelo Ferreira dos Santos Santoro flew to Rio on weekend body found in Sydney Cecilia Haddad, whose body was found in a Sydney river. Her former boyfriend has appeared in court in Brazil charged with her murder The man accused Läs mer…

The populist social media playbook: the battle for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The new populism World news The populist social media playbook: the battle for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Matteo Salvini’s caustic rhetoric carried him to power, but is Narendra Modi’s gentler approach just as effective? India’s Narendra Modi and Italy’s Matteo Salvini have used social Läs mer…

'Liberate' Venezuela from Maduro, urges Bolsonaro ally

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Brazil’s incoming foreign minister says leftist leader is not invited to inauguration Jair Bolsonaro (left) and Ernesto Araújo. Bolsonaro has previously pledged to ‘do whatever is possible to see [Maduro’s] government deposed’. Photograph: Sergio Lima/AFP/Getty Images The incoming foreign minister under Brazil’s far-right Läs mer…

What was agreed at COP24 in Poland and why did it take so long?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Climate change Fractious UN climate change talks ended with a deal on putting the Paris agreement into practice – but much else left unresolved ‘We can move forward now’: climate talks take significant step Iran’s Majid Shafiepour Motlagh, China’s Xie Zhenhua and the COP24 Läs mer…

Progress and problems as UN climate change talks end with a deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Climate change Nations agree on implementing 2015 Paris agreement, but put trickiest issues on back burner The Brazilian delegation was at the centre of negotiations at the UN climate change talks. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters The UN climate change talks ended late on Saturday night Läs mer…

Brazil charges former Trafigura executives with corruption

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Bribes of more than $1.5m were allegedly paid to help secure more favourable oil trading Former Trafigura executives, Mariano Ferraz and Marcio Magalhães, have been charged Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters Federal prosecutors in Brazil have filed corruption charges against two former executives from commodities Läs mer…

Brazilian court orders arrest of Italian former leftwing guerrilla

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Brazil’s rightwing president-elect has pledged to extradite Cesare Battisti as a gift to Rome Cesare Battisti in 2015. He has been living in Cananéia, the southernmost city in São Paulo state, for years. Photograph: Nacho Doce/Reuters A supreme court judge in Brazil has Läs mer…

'A child is killed daily': saving lives in Brazil's deadliest city for adolescents

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development ’A child is killed daily’: saving lives in Brazil’s deadliest city for adolescents A growing movement is demanding action to curb the soaring murder rate among young people in Fortaleza A mural of Janio Heinrich, an 18-year-old who worked for peace but Läs mer…