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the Colombian government has lashed out with a military styled repression against the millions of protestors

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After a mass strike and mass mobilizations that began on April 28th due to a proposed tax reform, the Colombian government has lashed out with a military styled repression...

The racial disparities that Black Brazilians face because of institutional racism is being more fully exposed by the COVID-19 cr

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The racial disparities that Black Brazilians face because of institutional racism is being more fully exposed by the COVID-19 crisis, as is the case in America among African-...

Brazil reported a 24-hour tally of COVID-19 deaths exceeding 4,000 for the first time Tuesday,

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Brazil reported a 24-hour tally of COVID-19 deaths exceeding 4,000 for the first time Tuesday, becoming the third nation to go above that daily threshold.

Many...

 report on February 12 on the impact of US and European sanctions on Venezuela and the government Nicholas Maduro.

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Alena Douhan, the UN special rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights, published her preliminary report on...

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

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Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva could be set for a sensational comeback attempt after a supreme court judge annulled a series of criminal...

Joyce Fernandes, popularly known as Preta Rara, (Black Rare) a one-time house maid, is now a rising Rap and entertainment star i

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Joyce Fernandes, popularly known as Preta Rara, (Black Rare) a one-time house maid, is now a rising Rap and entertainment star in Brazil who is sparking...

A border conflict between Guyana and Venezuela has gotten worse with the recent detention of two Guyanese fishing vessels and th

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A border conflict between Guyana and Venezuela has gotten worse with the recent detention of two Guyanese fishing vessels and their crew--and now CARICOM and its...

 victim lived in conditions similar to slavery for more than 38 years.

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Madelana Gordiano reportedly lived as a slave in Brazil for more than 38 years before being recently rescued.

A 46-year-old Black Brazilian woman was rescued from a...

Black Brazilians are embraced in a struggle of resistance against institutional systemic state racism, like Black people in Amer

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Black Brazilians are embraced in a struggle of resistance against institutional systemic state racism, like Black people in America and Europe.

A dozen people are...

Brazilian police recommended Friday that prosecutors charge six people over the killing of a Black man, Joao Alberto Silveira Fr

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Brazilian police recommended Friday that prosecutors charge six people over the killing of a Black man, Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas, beaten by security guards at a...

Emily Victoria Moreira dos Santos and Rebeca Beatriz Rodrigues Santos, cousins aged four and seven, were killed on Friday night

The shooting of two young Black girls – who had between them enjoyed fewer than 11 years of life – has sparked outrage in Brazil and intensified the debate over police violence and structural...

She was revolutionary

Ms. Franco. Photo: Midia Ninja, Wikimedia Commons....

Brazilians outraged by the death of a Black man after being beaten by supermarket security guards have been protesting in major

Brazilians outraged by the death of a Black man after being beaten by supermarket security guards have been protesting in major cities across the country, chanting a phrase familiar to Americans...

40-year-old welder Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas repeatedly being punched in the face and head by a security guard while he is b

Protests have lasted for three days outside the Carrefour Brasil supermarket in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre after the security guards beat to death a Black man at the store.

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“When she was murdered, the Black women’s movement dealt with this collective trauma by turning it into institutional political

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Black Brazilian women are running for political office at unprecedented high rates in this year's election in opposition to Brazil's right-wing...

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