We take a look at how the Brazilian press is reacting to thousands of pro-Bolsonaro protesters ransacking Brasilia government buildings. We also take a look at the parallels the foreign press is making with the January 6th siege in Washington two years ago. Finally, we find out how populist leaders, like Bolsonaro, may not have the same success they had, in the future.
At least one official has been fired over criticism of poor security at key government buildings. Supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro had demanded military intervention to oust his leftist successor.
Steinmeier: 'Brazil will return to the international stage'
30 Dec 2022
The decision by Brazil's Supreme Court follows violent incidents in Brasilia attributed to supporters of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro. Incoming Justice Minister Flavio Dino praised the ruling.
29 Dec 2022
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, was a football pioneer. He has passed away at the age of 82 after a battle with cancer.
21 Dec 2022
In this special edition of Inside the Americas, we head to Brazil, where Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is set to return to office as president for the third time. But while Lula may be back, the country he's set to govern is far from united behind him.
18 Dec 2022
Lula's incoming justice minister has also vowed to prosecute protesters who caused damage and violently torched cars and buses in Brasilia on Monday.
17 Dec 2022
Zagreb goes crazy as Croatia shock Brazil
14 Dec 2022
The incoming leftist president announced five key cabinet appointments — all white men — but promised his government would soon reflect "the image of Brazilian society."
14 Dec 2022
Jair Bolsonaro backers confronted police in the Brazilian capital as Lula da Silva was ratified as the country's new president. The rioters at one point attempted to storm the federal police headquarters.
10 Dec 2022
Wildlife trafficking is the third most profitable illegal activity in the world, after arms trafficking and drug trafficking. In Brazil, where traffickers can earn nearly $2 billion a year, some 80 percent of trafficked animals are birds – often endangered species.