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Biden to meet with Lula

Biden to meet with Lula

in Brasília eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, dec 5th  2022 — Sometime this month, probably after 12 December Brazilian president-elect Lula da Silva will be meeting with US President Joe Biden at the White House. The news was confirmed in Washington and in Lula’s headquarters.  “I can confirm that we are planning for a visit,” White House National…
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Brazil Presidential Election

Brazil’s Presidential Election Will Determine the Planet’s Future

Opinion Video Featuring Txai SuruíBy Agnes Walton and Alessandra Orofino Video by Agnes Walton and Alessandra Orofino Ms. Walton is a producer with Opinion Video. Ms. Orofino is a co-founder and the executive director of Nossas.On Oct. 30, Brazilians go to the polls to elect their next president. But at stake is something far more…
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Bolsonaro competing Lula

Elections Brazil

Lula x Bolsonaro eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 29 august 2022– Brazil’s right-wing President, Jair Bolsonaro, and leftist leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva have taken part in a first television debate ahead of October’s general election. Mr Bolsonaro accused the former president of having led the most corrupt government in Brazil’s history. Lula, in turn, said Mr Bolsonaro…
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Brazil presidential campaign Bolsonaro

Brazilian presidential campaign takes off

Lula against Bolsonaro eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 19 Agust 2022– The most polarized Brazilian presidential campaign in recent years was officially launched on Tuesday with ex-president Lula da Silva leading comfortably incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in opinion polls. But opinion polls in Brazil have not been very precise in recent elections and the Brazilian government still has too many…
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ByeByeBrazil

ByeBye Brazil

Byebye Suriname  eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, July 21st 2022— Brazil’s Federal Prosecution Service formally accused eighteen of belonging to criminal gangs involved in sending cocaine in fruit containers to Europe through the port of Salvador, north of the country. With Operation Decontamination, twelve search and seizure warrants were ordered plus eight preventive arrests last April in several…
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Brazil Dubai Expo

Brazil doing well at Dubai Expo

So is Suriname eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, July 5th 2022– Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Monday announced that the total investments of Arab funds in Brazil are approaching US$20 billion, half of that money stemming from the country’s recent participation at the Expo Dubai event. “The Arab world constitutes the third-largest market for Brazil abroad, only behind China…
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Lula Presidential Campaign

Lula starts election campaign

Presidential Candidate eyesonsuriname Amsterdam June 22nd 2022–Brazil’s opposition presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva has released his government plan, which includes international cooperation, new labor legislation, and differentiated taxation on the wealthiest. The Workers’ Party leader and former head of state also pointed out that Brazil was “devastated by a process of destruction” and…
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Latin America

Warning from Latin America

Economic stagnation, popular frustration and polarization eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 19th 2022– When they vote in a presidential run-off election this weekend [ June 18/19th 2022 ] Colombians face a difficult choice between two ill-qualified populists.  The choice between presidential candidates in Colombia has become worryingly familiar in all of Latin and South American elections.  On the left, Gustavo…
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Lewis Hamilton

Honorary Citizen of Brazil

Lewis Hamilton Anton Foek Amsterdam, June 10th 2022– Lewis Hamilton was named an honorary citizen of Brazil on Thursday. The Brazilian parliament has passed a bill to grant the British Mercedes driver this special status. The proposal to make Hamilton an honorary citizen of Brazil was submitted by Congressman André Figueiredo after last year’s Brazilian…
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Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire – An Incredible Conversation

Paulo Freire’s, former education minister of Brazil, last public interview, given to Literacy.org in 1996.