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Where America Developed a Taste for State Violence

Where America Developed a Taste for State Violence

A few blocks from Capitol Hill, a woman raises a torch. She is a bronze replica of the Goddess of Democracy, a statue student protesters erected in Tiananmen Square in 1989 before being suppressed by
Meat giants selling to UK linked to Brazil farms in deforested Amazon reserve

Meat giants selling to UK linked to Brazil farms in deforested Amazon reserve

Greenpeace report shows cattle indirectly sold to JBS, Marfrig and Minerva came from protected Serro Ricardo Franco park Three international meat companies have indirectly sourced cattle from farms
Global report: South Africa records biggest jump in Covid-19 cases since pandemic hit

Global report: South Africa records biggest jump in Covid-19 cases since pandemic hit

Brazil surges past 600,000 cases as death toll jumps Italy’s; New York governor urges protesters to be tested; Turkey imposes weekend lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus
Coronavirus Surges in Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia

Coronavirus Surges in Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia

As the West settles into a grinding battle with the disease, the virus surges across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia.
Coronavirus Surges in Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia

Coronavirus Surges in Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia

As the West settles into a grinding battle with the disease, the virus surges across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia.
Coronavirus Surges in Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia

Coronavirus Surges in Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia

As the West settles into a grinding battle with the disease, the virus surges across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia.
Coronavirus Surges in Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia

Coronavirus Surges in Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia

As the West settles into a grinding battle with the disease, the virus surges across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia.
Brazil overtakes Italy as country with third-highest coronavirus deaths

Brazil overtakes Italy as country with third-highest coronavirus deaths

Brazil records 1,349 deaths in day, with Mexico also registering over 1,000, as Latin American countries seek to reopenCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBrazil has overtaken
'Burn Down Brazil': Radical Left Launches Wave of Violence Against Bolsonaro

'Burn Down Brazil': Radical Left Launches Wave of Violence Against Bolsonaro

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Self-proclaimed “anti-fascists” took the streets of several cities in Brazil this week, rioting and burning Brazilian flags.
Revealed: UK banks and investors' $2bn backing of meat firms linked to Amazon deforestation

Revealed: UK banks and investors' $2bn backing of meat firms linked to Amazon deforestation

Investigation uncovers ties between financial institutions and three Brazilian firms connected to environmental destructionBritish-based banks and finance houses have provided more than $2bn (£1.5bn)
Global report: Mexico and Brazil hit highest daily deaths as Germany spends big on recovery

Global report: Mexico and Brazil hit highest daily deaths as Germany spends big on recovery

Mexico’s daily death toll is twice previous high; Angela Merkel launches €130bn stimulus: China to allow some foreign flights to resumeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus
Brazil official recorded calling black rights movement ‘scum’

Brazil official recorded calling black rights movement ‘scum’

Sérgio Camargo, who describes himself as a ‘rightwing black man’, made remark in April, according to recordingThe man tasked with promoting black culture by Brazil’s far-right president, Jair
Fears Latin America reopening too fast as Brazil’s Covid-19 deaths surge

Fears Latin America reopening too fast as Brazil’s Covid-19 deaths surge

Brazil poised to overtake Italy as world’s third-highest number of fatalities while Mexico confirmed 10,637 deathsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageExperts have voiced fears
Black lives shattered: outrage as boy, 14, is Brazil police's latest victim

Black lives shattered: outrage as boy, 14, is Brazil police's latest victim

The racially charged killing of teenager João Pedro Matos Pinto has drawn comparisons to that of George FloydJoão Pedro Matos Pinto was young, gifted and black, and he died last month with an assault
Bolsonaro Is Bizarre. But He Knows What He’s Doing.

Bolsonaro Is Bizarre. But He Knows What He’s Doing.

Brazil’s president doesn’t need to centralize power to get his way.
Is Mexico The Next Coronavirus Epicenter?

Is Mexico The Next Coronavirus Epicenter?

The country has dismissed a mass testing program as “costly” and “useless” as new daily cases reached a record high on Tuesday.
Global report: Asian markets at three-month high on hope of Covid-19 recovery

Global report: Asian markets at three-month high on hope of Covid-19 recovery

Australia in recession; record deaths in Brazil; Zoom makes $27m profit in one quarter; South Korea announces huge stimulusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageStock markets in
Brazil poised to overtake Italy as country with third-highest death toll – as it happened

Brazil poised to overtake Italy as country with third-highest death toll – as it happened

Sweden death rate now higher than France; Pakistan records largest single day rise in new infections; global deaths pass 380,000. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog
Rediscovering One of the Wittiest Books Ever Written

Rediscovering One of the Wittiest Books Ever Written

Dave Eggers on the joys of reading “The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas,” by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, in a new translation by Flora Thomson-DeVeaux.