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[2019] “…Picked by SLAVES: coffee crisis brews in Brazil”

“As the coffee harvest drew to a close in the rolling hills of southeastern Brazil, labor inspectors raced to two sprawling plantations with one goal – to rescue workers from slavery… The inspectors knew they had to act fast as … Continue reading

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“Brazil in ‘civil war,’ says head of Congress’ pro-gun faction”

“Brazil is caught in a “civil war” of crime and violence, the head of Congress’ pro-gun faction says, warning that ordinary Brazilians need to be armed and ready to fight back… “Isn’t this war?” asks the 53-year-old during an interview … Continue reading

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“Brazil deploys 5,000 troops… worst oil spill in country’s history”

“Brazil has deployed 5,000 troops to its beaches amid mounting fury at the government’s inaction over the worst oil spill in the country’s history. The environmental catastrophe began in early September when large quantities of oil inexplicably washed ashore. The … Continue reading

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Brazil: “52 killed as prison gangs riot…”

“More than 50 people have been killed after intense, hours-long violence broke out in a prison in Para, Brazil. Officials say 16 of the dead were decapitated as rival prison gangs fought. Extremely graphic footage shared online purportedly filmed inside … Continue reading

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“Google now interfering in elections OUTSIDE the U.S…”

“In recent days, the top election court in the country of Brazil has accused Google of manipulating search results in order to cast a negative light on President Jair Bolsonaro, who is considered to be his country’s version of POTUS … Continue reading

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“BRICS countries to create own payment system to cut dependence on West”

“The five major emerging economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – are developing a joint new payment system called BRICS Pay, the Russian media has reported. BRICS countries want to create a special online wallet to integrate … Continue reading

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“Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential race”

“Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday, riding a wave of frustration over corruption and crime that brought a dramatic swing to the right in the world’s fourth-largest democracy. With 94 percent of ballots counted, Bolsonaro had … Continue reading

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