Cartoons

cartoons Apr 02, 2020

Addressing the nation, President Bolsonaro has been blaming the media for creating a “hysterical” mood in Brazil. He also said only the over 60s are at risk of the coronavirus — that is, except for himself, thanks to his...

CartoonsMar 25, 2020

Bolsonaro is striking his own country

President Bolsonaro has said, time and again, that governments’ concerns about the lethality of the novel coronavirus are exaggerated. But a report...

CartoonsMar 19, 2020

Brazil is infected

“I shook people’s hands because the people wanted me to,” said President Jair Bolsonaro, during an interview. Despite being possibly infected with the coronavirus,...
Bolsonaro and the Coronavirus

CartoonsMar 12, 2020

Beware of the viral president!

The novel coronavirus was first detected in mid-December 2019. Since then, the world has seen over 121,000 infections—and 4,300-plus deaths—spread across 114 countries. On...

CartoonsMar 05, 2020

Another Chinese “product” stealing “market share”

The words “Made in China” are pretty common in Brazil. The Asian giant is Brazil’s biggest trade partner, meaning the economic effects of the...
Coronavirus in Brazil

CartoonsFeb 27, 2020

Carnivirus!

A 61-year-old man tested positive for Covid-19, making Brazil the first Latin American country with a confirmed coronavirus case. The patient has reportedly shown...
carnival

CartoonsFeb 20, 2020

Carnival 2020!

As our columnist Daniel Buarque wrote this week, the year in Brazil only properly begins after the Carnival holidays. The four-day period of colorful...

CartoonsFeb 13, 2020

Brazil underwater

According to a study by newspaper Folha de S.Paulo, the local administrations at the municipal and state levels in São Paulo had allocated BRL...
sex bolsonaro

CartoonsFeb 06, 2020

Kids, just don’t have sex …

In 2020, Brazil’s Human Rights Ministry has launched a campaign promising to have the solution to combat teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases: kids,...
coronavirus

CartoonsJan 30, 2020

End of the line, coronavirus!

Even more contagious than the new strain of coronavirus that emerged in mid-December is misinformation about the disease. The number of cases is jumping...

CartoonsJan 23, 2020

Glenn v. Brazilian prosecutors

A federal prosecutor presented charges of criminal association and phone tapping against American journalist Gleen Greenwald for his role in the so-called “Car Wash...

CartoonsJan 16, 2020

Australia v. Amazon

All of a sudden, the Amazon rainforest dropped sharply down the West’s list of concerns. The koalas and kangaroos suffering from the fires in...

CartoonsDec 05, 2019

Leo and the Amazon

When it comes to the Amazon rainforest fires in 2019, we could compile an extensive list of lies spouted by President Jair Bolsonaro. But...

CartoonsNov 28, 2019

Flamengo triumphant

Latin America has become red and black. But it didn’t happen all of sudden. Flamengo had a perfect weekend—champions of the Copa Libertadores on...
racism

CartoonsNov 21, 2019

Racism in Brazil? … No way!

Brazil needs to talk about racism, as the President thinks it doesn’t exist.  “It’s a black person thing,” said William Waack, one of Brazil’s...

CartoonsNov 14, 2019

For B, the BRICS is all about the ‘C’

Brasilia is closer to Beijing than it appears, as we saw at the BRICS Summit. Over the past ten years, China has become Brazil’s...

CartoonsNov 07, 2019

Brazil’s tragedy awards

Brazil is no country for old men, or women. Or the poor. Or marine life. Perhaps no vulnerable living thing will be spared from...

CartoonsOct 31, 2019

Trick or treat?

It’s Halloween in Brazil. Well, these days it seems that Brazilians feel stuck in a nightmare every day, no matter the date. What scares...

CartoonsOct 24, 2019

Oh, Latin America. Why so tempestuous?

Oh, Latin America. Why so tempestuous? Throughout its history, the former colony has suffered from an obvious political, social and economic disease that comes...
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