Lula’s project to increase social spending advances in Congress but they warn that it will increase Brazil’s fiscal deficit

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/File Photo/File Photo) The project of the president-elect of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, to increase social spending in the 2023 budgets advanced this Tuesday in its first vote in the Senate, although with a significant cut. The project presented by the transition team, which is considered key … Read more

Brazil, suspects flock to Lula’s new government


At least 67 suspects make up the new Lula government team The list of suspects by Justice who make up Lula’s transition team rises to a total of 67. In Lula’s Pt there are no political cadres unrelated to the Petrobras bribes, the Odebrecht case and everything that Operation Lava represented Jato. In short, having … Read more

Brazil: Bolsonaro does not recognize Lula’s victory and becomes increasingly militarized to “obstruct the transition” to the new government

The Página/12 correspondent in Brazil, Dario Pignotti, assured that “Bolsonaro would be wanting to repeat what Trump did in 2021: not recognize Joe Biden’s victory and insist that there was a fraud only seen by him, but in Brazil.” The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, made it clear on Tuesday that he is reluctant to accept … Read more

Cinema: Lula’s trial and split Brazil | The Bo Live UniPD

The Supreme Court in Brasilia It’s hard to imagine a country further removed from its postcard image than Brazil. Because, outside of carnival choreographies, it is the quintessence of typically Latin American dynamics, multiplied by reason of its vastness: the intertwining of ethnic groups, the enormous economic disparities, the social division. Petra Costa, author of … Read more

Disenchanted by Lula’s triumph, Brazilian farmers fear new taxes on the sector


Since the victory of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the presidential runoff held on the 30th of last month in Brazil, the agricultural producers of that country have been showing their disappointment at the defeat at the polls of Jair Bolsonaro and at the change of government that will take place on January 1st. … Read more

Brazil: Electoral authority rejects Bolsonaro’s party’s request to cancel a share of Lula’s votes


Liberal Party (PL) President Valdemar Costa Neto (R), speaks alongside PL lawyer Marcelo Bessa during a news conference in Brasilia on November 23, 2022. EVARISTO SA / AFP A rejection and a fine. The Brazilian Superior Electoral Court (TSE) did not respond to the appeal made by the formation of outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro which … Read more

In Brazil, Bolsonaro’s party calls for the cancellation of part of Lula’s votes


Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Brasilia on November 1, 2022. EVARISTO SA / AFP The party of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday, November 22, asked the Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE) to cancel the votes from more than 280,000 electronic ballot boxes, arguing that “malfunctions” would have prevented his re-election against Luiz Inacio Lula da … Read more