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Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries
A Comunidade dos Pa¡ses de L¡ngua Portuguesa - CPLP ‚ o foro multilateral privilegiado para o aprofundamento da amizade m£tua e da coopera‡ao entre os seus membros. Criada em 17 de Julho de 1996, a CPLP goza de personalidade jur¡d...
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
Latin American Economic System
The Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) is a regional intergovernmental organization that groups 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Its headquarters are in Caracas, Venezuela. SELA was established on 17 Oct...
Latin American Parliament
The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) is a regional, permanent and unicameral organism, integrated from the national Parliaments of Latin America, elected democratically by means of universal suffrage in countries that ratifie...
League of Arab States
A regional organization of Arab states in Southwest Asia, and North and Northeast Africa. The Arab League currently has 22 members and four observers. The main goal of the league is to "draw closer the relations between member Sta...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Union of South American Nations
The Union of South American Nations (Dutch: Unie van Zuid-Amerikaanse Naties - UZAN, Portuguese: Uniao de Na‡oes Sul-Americanas - UNASUL, Spanish: Uni¢n de Naciones Suramericanas - UNASUR) is an intergovernmental union integrating...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

News Releases

Brazil's highest court takes stand against prior censorship
2014-09-29
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders hails last week's ruling by the Federal Supreme Court overturning a ban on distribution of the latest issue of the leading national newsweekly Istoe, which a lower court had ...
Brazilian journalist Konig in hiding after threats
2012-12-20
Sources News Releases
Brazilian authorities must immediately provide protection to journalist Mauri Konig, who went into hiding on Monday after receiving death threats related to his reports on police corruption.
Latest FOCALPoint is out! Focus on the Brazilian presidential elections, crime in Jamaica and youth violence in Central America.
2010-09-16
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The September edition of FOCALPoint focuses on the Brazilian presidential elections, crime in Jamaica, youth violence in Central America and mining in Peru, among other issues.
Sources welcomes Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
2008-12-13
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to strengthening Canadian relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.

Sources Select Resources

As Corruption Engulfs Brazil's "Interim" President, Mask Has Fallen Off Protest Movement
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2016
The Intercept
Momentum for the impeachment of Brazil's democratically elected president, Dilma Rousseff, was initially driven by large, flamboyant street protests of citizens demanding her removal. Although Brazil'...
Billionaires in Brazil: Understanding How Extreme Wealth and Political Power Overlap Everywhere
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2016
The Intercept
Alex Cuadros spent years covering the billionaire class of Latin America for Bloomberg. A Portuguese-speaking American journalist who spent years based in Brazil, he has now written a highly entertain...
Brazil 2013: Mass Demonstrations, the World Cup, and 500 Years of Oppression
Bread, Circuses and Discontent
Rotta, Thomas
Article
2013
Counter Punch
Deep inequality lies in Brazil where the masses lack basic public goods. Billions of dollars being spent on the upcoming 2014 World Cup have triggered nation-wide mass demonstrations.
Brazil's highest court takes stand against prior censorship
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders hails last week's ruling by the Federal Supreme Court overturning a ban on distribution of the latest issue of the leading national newsweekly Istoe, which a lower court had ...
Brazilian deaths highlights need for safety training
INSI
Article
2015
International News Safety Institute
The dangers that journalists face is Brazil is old news. The most recent deaths of two reporters have once again shown the sire situation for media workers in the South American country.
Brazil's Quilombola Hit by Major Land Tax
New Internationalist
Article
2012
New Internationalist
For decades, marginalized ethnic communities in Brazil have fought for--and won--land rights. But this victory is turning into something of a poisoned chalice for some remote Quilombola communities, w...
Connexions Library: South America Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on South America.
Disputed Territory
The green economy versus community-based economies
Overbeek, Winnie; Pazos, Flavio
Film/Video
2012
World Rainforest Movement
A story of the peoples of the Atlantic Forest in southern Brazil, looking at what happens when so-called "green economy" projects move into the area, clearning the forest, and taking over the land.
Hybrid War Hyenas Tear Brazil Apart
Escobar, Pepe
Article
2016
CounterPunch
The gloomy and repulsive night when the female President of the 7th largest economy in the world was the prey of choice fed to a lynch mob of hyenas in a drab, provincial Circus Maximus will forever l...
In Brazil, football has taken a hit, but not as much as press freedom
Article
2014
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is using the 2014 World Cup in Brazil as a peg for an awareness campaign about the constant violations of freedom of information and violence against of journalists in Brazil...
Investigative Journalist found beheaded in Minas Gerais
Article
2015
Reporters Without Borders
A journalist who was investigating child prostitution and drug trafficking in Brazil has been found murdered.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016
Destabilization and Regime Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
When governments get too far out of line -- the most outrageous offence, from the point of view of imperial power, is pursuing policies that help ordinary people at the expense of transnational corpo...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - August 13, 2016
Sports and Politics
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Sports and politics have always been intertwined, though perhaps never as much so as in the current era. In the modern sports era, survival and success depend largely on the favour of corporations, wh...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2017
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Class conflict - first and foremost, the relationship between the capitalist class and the working class -- is the fundamental contradiction that defines capitalist society. Class is a reality which s...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
williamblum.org
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
The Realist's Dilemma
Nunes, Rodrigo
Article
2016
Jacobin
Brazil's Workers' Party thought accommodating capital could save them. That was a grave mistake.
Slavery in Brazil
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Slavery in Brazil shaped the country's social structure and ethnic landscape. During the colonial epoch and for over six decades after the 1822 independence, slavery was a mainstay of the Brazilian ec...
A Very Brazilian Coup
Hallinan, Conn
Article
2016
CounterPunch
On one level, the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff seems like vintage commedia dell’arte. For instance, the lower house speaker who brought the charges, Eduardo Cunha, had to step dow...
What is a Coup? Analysing the Brazilian Impeachment Process
Piva, Aline; Mills, Frederick B.
Article
2016
CounterPunch
The debate over whether the regime change in Brazil constituted a coup hinges on whether the impeachment process used to depose President Dilma Rousseff had democratic legitimacy or was an illicit use...
What Some US Reporters Don't Get About Brazil and the Honduras Crisis
Giordano, Al
Article
2009
NarcoNews
Clueless desk editors like those at the New York Times titled these conflicts "Riots in Honduras." But you don't need to be able to understand Spanish to see and hear that, distinct from rioters, the ...

Sources Bookshelf

Between the Lines
How to Detect Bias and Propaganda in the News and Everyday Life
MacLean, Eleanor
Book
1981
An exploration of medthods of "dec-doing" our daily newspapers and radio/TV news. Examines our predominant sources of information (mass media) and indicates the existence of many alternative sources o...
Killing Hope
U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
The Land Grabbers
The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Pearce, Fred
Book
2012
How Wall Street, Chinese billionaires, oil sheikhs, and agribusiness are buying up huge tracts of land in a hungry, crowded world.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Book
2004
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...

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