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Brazil: In the aftermath of a coup

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A year after what various sectors of society referred to as the “Day of Infamy”, Brazil is suffering the dire consequences of the parliamentary-judicial coup perpetrated against constitutional President Dilma Rousseff.

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Thousands Protest Brazil’s Temer on Independence Day

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Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday, September 7 in over a dozen Brazilian cities for a national day of action dubbed the “Cry of the Excluded” to protest the country’s unelected government as President Michel Temer made his first public appearance one week after taking office.

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Brazil thanks Cuba for support

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The Brazilian Workers’ Federation (CTB) thanked the Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba for its strong rejection of the parliamentary-judicial coup staged to oust the country’s legitimate President Dilma Rousseff. The CTB sent a message of thanks to the Cuban government following its statement denouncing the impeachment of Rousseff, published in Granma and disseminated by workers and progressive and social movements from Brazil and other Latin American countries.

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Dilma: her deposition consummated by a defeated

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Dilma and I lived on the same street – Rua Major Lopes, in the town of Belo Horizonte. As she walked to school every morning she passed my house where she saw my mother working in her garden. She and my sister Thereza were friends.

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Unasur calls meeting of foreign ministers following coup in Brazil

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The Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur), Ernesto Samper, will begin a round of consultations with member country foreign ministers, in order to arrange a meeting and address the issue of the removal from office of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.

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Declaration from Cuba’s Revolutionary Government

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What has occurred in Brazil is part of the reactionary counter-offensive launched by imperialism and the oligarchy against revolutionary and progressive governments in Latin America and the Caribbean, which threatens the peace and stability of nations, violating the spirit and letter of the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace, signed by the region’s heads of state and government during the 2nd CELAC Summit, held in January of 2014 in Havana.

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Cuban Foreign Ministry condemns parliamentary coup in Brazil

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Sectors of the right wing representing the oligarchy, in alliance with the reactionary press in Brazil, openly supported by the corporate media and imperialism, have consummated in the country’s House of Deputies the first step in what constitutes a parliamentary coup d’etat against the legitimate government of the Workers’ Party (PT) and President Dilma Rousseff, which has been in the works for several months.

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Cuba expresses solidarity with Brazil

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Cuba reaffirmed its solidarity with the people and social movements of Brazil, given the political crisis the South American nation is currently facing, which aims to destabilize the government of current President Dilma Rousseff.

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Pele Visits Havana for a Friendly Match

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The famed Brazilian ex-footballer Pele arrived here with the club New York Cosmos, which will hold on Tuesday a friendly match with the national team at the Pedro Marrero Stadium. Pele and the leader of the visiting team, the Spanish footballer Raul Gonzalez Blanco, were hailed by journalists and the public late-night while leaving the Jose Marti International Airport.

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Pelé Big Attraction at Friendly Match Cosmos-Cuba

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The former Brazilian soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento ”Pelé” will be one of the big attractions of the friendly match between Cosmos of New York and the Cuban selection next Tuesday, reported today Juventud Rebelde daily. Pele will travel to Cuba for the first time with the U.S. team to attend the considered historic game at the stadium Pedro Marrero of this caqpital, revealed Antonio Garces, vicepresident of the Cuban Soccer Association told the newspaper.