Death on eve of Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day sparks fury

A Black man died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on the eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day observations, sparking outrage as videos of the incident circulated on social media. A short clip showed one guard restraining João Alberto Silveira Freitas just outside the doors of a Carrefour supermarket while the other pummeled him with repeated blows … Continue reading Death on eve of Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day sparks fury

Accelerated Contagion Completes 15 Weeks in Brazil

The coronavirus contagion in Brazil has been accelerating for 15 weeks, according to calculations by the epidemic control center at Imperial College, one of the leading centers in the world. Since the week of April 27, the country has had a transmission rate above 1, which means that the infection is picking up speed. In the week that started this Sunday (3), the index, also … Continue reading Accelerated Contagion Completes 15 Weeks in Brazil

Covid-19 Has Infected 1% of The Population and Killed More than 80 Thousand Brazilians

Five months after the first recorded death of Covid-19 in Brazil, the country has alreadyaccumulated more than 80 thousand deaths during the pandemic. This Monday (20), 718victims of the disease and 21,749 infected were registered. More than 2.1 million people have been diagnosed with the virus, representing 1% of theBrazilian population. Since March, the country has recorded 80,251 deaths of patients withCovid-19. The data with the total number of infected and victims come from the press consortiumbetween Folha, O Estado de S. Paulo, Extra, O Globo, G1, and UOL, released in a balancesheet at 8 pm this Monday. Last … Continue reading Covid-19 Has Infected 1% of The Population and Killed More than 80 Thousand Brazilians

Days of struggles in Brazil: In defense of life, jobs and rights! Down with Bolsonaro!

As you probably have heard, the pandemics hit Brazil very hard. We have almost 70 thousand people killed by Covid-19, and hundreds of thousands infected. And, over all that, our government, besides having a genocidal perspective in how to deal with the problem (basing on a speech of “saving the economy healthy” – and, because of that, being against social isolation, the closure of business … Continue reading Days of struggles in Brazil: In defense of life, jobs and rights! Down with Bolsonaro!