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As a nationwide trucker strike enters its fifth day in Brazil, impacting several industries across the country, president Michel Temer announced today (25) on live television that he will use the Army, the Air Forces, the Navy, and the Federal Highway Police…

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On 24 January 2018 the court of appeal in Brazil confirmed a 10-year sentence handed down to former Brazil president Lula da Silva in July 2017. ‘Lula’, as he is popularly know in Brazil and around the world, is appealing…

In 2012, measures were taken to ensure that female trade unionists would achieve parity in the biggest trade union in Brazil and Latin America, the CUT (Central Única de Trabajadores), in a country where…

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Early yesterday [10 February 2017], work restarted on the highly controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). This happened less than a day after the Trump administration granted a final easement to allow the project to go ahead over the disputed land…

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Hundreds of people, mostly women, gathered at the South African Museum in Cape Town on 21 January 2017. They marched through the Company’s Garden to the front entrance to Parliament holding…

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