When Jair Bolsonaro became president of Brazil on January 1, the country’s indigenous peoples braced themselves for the worst. Bolsonaro had promised that not another centimetre of indigenous land would be protected under his leadership. He announced his intention to forcibly integrate indigenous peoples and said it was “a shame that the Brazilian cavalry wasn’t as efficient as the Americans, who exterminated the Indians”.
Earlier this month a procession of Brazil’s military Cabinet ministers came to President Jair Bolsonaro with the same clear message: muzzle your army of far-right keyboard warriors or your government will implode. Propelled to the presidency by a vociferous army of online ideologues, including his sons,
What do Donald Trump, an Italian court and Jair Bolsonaro have in common? They have all suggested some women are too ugly to be sexually assaulted. Brazil’s far-right, populist President Bolsonaro publicly abused a female lawmaker, shoving her and telling her she was “too ugly to deserve rape”.
The story about the inmates of a high security prison in Brazil, finding reformation in crochet is a story of hope (“Inmates show off crochet creations in Brazil prison fashion show,” May 23, Gulf Today). Prisons are known for punishment, and that’s the least that inmates need. Prisons should have been reformative, in whatever
The catwalk came to a Brazilian prison Wednesday when models from the Sao Paulo Fashion Week paraded a collection at a maximum security facility in front of the inmates who created them.
In the fantastical world of Sunrise Valley in Brazil, women wear dresses and veils inspired by mythical sorceresses and men don Roman-style capes as they practice a melange of beliefs inspired by past and future civilizations.
A Brazilian model died on Saturday after collapsing on the catwalk during a show on the last day of Sao Paulo fashion Week, organizers said.
Football legend Pele was taken to a Paris hospital as a precaution on Wednesday after suffering from an "infection" but is "doing well", according to members of his entourage.
Lionel Messi still “loves” the Argentine national team despite more than a decade of disappointments, international team-mate Sergio Aguero said on Thursday as the pair prepare for the Copa America in neighboring Brazil.