Brazil

Brazil: Leftist Lula Accuses Bolsonaro of ‘Pedophile Behavior’

More than 1.1 million people tuned into the live broadcast of the Brazilian podcast Flow on Tuesday to listen to far-left socialist presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who took time to, among other things, describe conservative President Jair Bolsonaro as a “pedophile” and accuse soccer star Neymar of cutting a deal with Bolsonaro to avoid prison.

Brazil's former president, who is running for reelection, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, left, appears in Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 3, 2022, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, right, attends a meeting on June 9, 2022, in Los Angeles. Brazilians go to the polls in October, and they'll have a choice …

Report: Walmart, GM Lobby U.S. to Hide Import Data that Could Reveal Slave, Child Labor

The Associated Press (AP) reported Tuesday that a coalition of major U.S. companies, including Walmart and General Motors, is quietly lobbying the government to make certain import data confidential — a change that would make it much more difficult for journalists and human rights activists to link imported goods to abusive labor practices abroad, including forced labor in China’s Xinjiang province and child labor in Africa.

Children wait in line to receive food distribution from a local supermarket at an evacuation center in Dondo, about 35km north from Beira, Mozambique, on March 27, 2019. - Five cases of cholera have been confirmed in Mozambique following the cyclone that ravaged the country killing at least 468 people, …