From the Lead Years to the Talcum Years

(Above) President Jair Bolsonaro, by the School of Samba Vigário Geral in the parade of Carnival 2020, in allusion to the Brazilian clown ‘Bozo’. Very appropriate. By Rivaldo Cardoso Melo Fifty-six years ago, on April 1, 1964 a coup d'état in Brazil installed a fascist regime that pledged to combat corruption and the “Red Threat”... Continue Reading →

Report Shows Corporations and Bolsonaro Teaming Up to Destroy the Amazon

[This is terrible news for all life on Earth. The continued and accelerating destruction of the Amazon will have a catastrophic environmental impact for the entire planet, not just within the country of Brazil. It should be clear to every sane person that the greed of capitalism is driving humanity towards an ecological apocalypse. Half-measures... Continue Reading →

US sending ‘spoiled food’ and ‘expired medicine’ as aid – Venezuelan ambassador

[Recently the Venezuelan government has rightfully rejected the U.S.-backed “humanitarian aid” convoys’ attempts to infiltrate the country through the Colombian and Brazilian borders. These convoys are nothing more than ‘Trojan Horses’, and pretexts for a U.S.-led military invasion against the country. They are also deliberate provocations against Venezuela, for the convoys are carrying anti-Maduro right-wing... Continue Reading →

Onward Towards 2017! A New Year’s Message

Onward Towards 2017! A New Year’s Message Onward Towards 2017! (December, 2016) from LLCO.org A New Year’s message from the Director-General. The past year has been the most eventful, and arguably the most important on record for the Leading Light Communist Organization. In 2016 we suffered many setbacks, both minor and major. We were beset... Continue Reading →

Palestine’s First Western Embassy Opens in Brazil

Palestine's First Western Embassy Opens in Brazil (http://www.telesurtv.net/) The inauguration comes weeks after Brazil rejected Israel's ambassador, a former leader of West Bank settlers. The Palestinian Authority inaugurated its first embassy in the Western Hemisphere in Brasilia Wednesday amid a diplomatic row between Brazil and Israel. Representatives of Arab countries and Arab Brazilians attended the... Continue Reading →

Brazilian nominates Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize

Brazilian nominates Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize (AP) BRASILIA, Brazil  — A Brazilian senator has nominated National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Sen. Vanessa Grazziotin heads the Senate panel investigating U.S. espionage in Brazil. She says in a Tuesday statement that Snowden's revelations contribute to a more "stable and... Continue Reading →

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