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BOLSONARO’S ELECTION SPARKS FEARS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND INDIGENOUS GROUPS IN BRAZIL

The election of far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil’s new president has sent shockwaves throughout the world. BristoLatino’s Jack Francklin details the damage that the president-elect may cause to the local and global environment, as well as to indigenous groups in Brazil. The Brazilian people have voted – Jair Bolsonaro is their new president. On 28 October, […]

ROCINHA’S ‘CHURCH’ AND ITS GREEN AND YELLOW APOCALYPSE

Ahead of the second-round of Brazil’s presidential election, BristoLatino‘s Helen Westlake spoke to Rio de Janeiro-based underground art group ‘A Igreja do Reino da Arte’ about their politically-charged work, with a discussion about a perceived shift in the understanding of Brazilian national identity in the midst of the tense current political climate.  A Igreja do Reino da Arte […]

Brazil’s presidential election: The corruption case that redefined Brazilian politics

Corruption has come to define Brazilian politics in recent years, affecting all sides of the political spectrum. BristoLatino’s film editor Eva Hughes offers an insight into the profound effect of the constant corruption scandals on the 2018 Brazilian general election. It was the corruption scandal that rocked Brazil. Lava Jato (Operation Car Wash) started out as […]