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Brazil's fascist president fails to deliver on far-right reforms

Brazil's fascist president fails to deliver on far-right reforms

After six months of government, Jair Bolsonaro has little to nothing positive to show.

Venezuela may bend to the right, but not as easily as the US hopes

Venezuela may bend to the right, but not as easily as the US hopes

The right-led coup in Venezuela is going to plan so far but, if it's successful, ordinary Venezuelans will not be the beneficiaries.

Venezuelan coup draws battlelines around the world

Venezuelan coup draws battlelines around the world

Previously, this coup would have been nothing more than the straightforward exercise of power in the US backyard. But we live in interesting times...

This global wave of fascism was decades in the making

This global wave of fascism was decades in the making

The election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil has marked a new stage in recent years' rock-slide towards fascism.

Nine maps that help explain why a ‘neo-fascist’ could become president of Brazil

Nine maps that help explain why a ‘neo-fascist’ could become president of Brazil

Far-right candidate Bolsonaro remains a firm favourite for victory in the second round of voting in the Brazilian presidential elections. How did this happen?

Lula da Silva's fate is the end product of choosing reform over revolt

Lula da Silva's fate is the end product of choosing reform over revolt

The co-ordinated right wing attacks against Brazil's Lula is a canary in the coal mine for the rest of the developing world.

Business bites: Aussie dollar highs ... corruption inquiry bites ... guns superfly ...

Business bites: Aussie dollar highs ... corruption inquiry bites ... guns superfly ...

Smith & Wesson is having a banner year, showing that there is lots of money to be made in fear. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: economy struts ... rate cut? ... Brazil's rut ...

Business bites: economy struts ... rate cut? ... Brazil's rut ...

What happened to all the doom and gloom? And other business tidbits of the day.

Brazil smirks at World Cup result -- before hangover sets in

Brazil smirks at World Cup result -- before hangover sets in

As the tourists head to the airport,a chastened Brazil is left to pick up the pieces. Freelance writer Django Merope Synge reports from Rio.

Brazil loses the Cup, loses hope, loses everything

Brazil loses the Cup, loses hope, loses everything

It's a very bleak day in Brazil, with the country's World Cup hopes smashed by Germany. Django Merope Synge reports on the mop-up in Rio.