Daniel Schweimler

Daniel Schweimler

Latin America

Brazil's Bolsonaro: What has changed six months into presidency

Despite bold promises, Jair Bolsonaro has so far done little to placate his opponents.

Brazil's Bolsonaro: What has changed six months into presidency

Latin America

Police violence worsens in Brazil's poor neighbourhoods

Despite many questionable police killings, no Rio de Janeiro police officer has yet been convicted or jailed.

Police violence worsens in Brazil's poor neighbourhoods

Brazil

Bolsonaro in Argentina: Brazilian president's first visit

Talks with his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri covered trade, border cooperation and fighting organised crime and energy.

Bolsonaro in Argentina: Brazilian president's first visit

Latin America

Brazil education budget cuts: Tens of thousands protest reforms

Brazil's president faces one of his biggest challenges yet as tens of thousands demonstrate against his cuts to education spending.

Brazil education budget cuts: Tens of thousands protest reforms

Latin America

Bolivia's superfood crop seen as means for food security

Some are now talking of canagua as the next superfood, the new quinoa and a possible solution to food insecurity in the face of climate change.

Bolivia's superfood crop seen as means for food security

Latin America

Bolivia's president begins bid for fourth consecutive term

Some Bolivians say Morales is acting unconstitutionally after voters expressed opposition to his fourth term.

Bolivia's president begins bid for fourth consecutive term

Latin America

Argentina remembers former first lady Eva Peron

A hundred years on, Argentina marks the birth of its former first lady and actress.

Argentina remembers former first lady Eva Peron

Latin America

Pope Francis urged to end clergy sex abuse in Argentina

Activists call on Pope Francis to implement Vatican's 'zero tolerance' policy for sexual abuse by clergy in Argentina.

Pope Francis urged to end clergy sex abuse in Argentina

Latin America

Brazil soy farmers fear end of US-China trade war

Reports that China may buy soy from the US has farmers in Brazil worried about losing a vital client.

Brazil soy farmers fear end of US-China trade war

Brazil

Brazil: Bolsonaro's coup commemorations prompt anger

Appeals court judge in Brazil overturns another judge's decision to bar commemorations, sought by President Bolsonaro, of a 1964 military coup that established a 21-year dictatorship.

Brazil: Bolsonaro's coup commemorations prompt anger

Latin America

Deal allows US to use Alcantara for space launches from Brazil

Local reactions is mixed, with some excited about potential investment while others remember the displacement when the base was built in the 1980s.

Deal allows US to use Alcantara for space launches from Brazil

Latin America

Bolsonaro in Washington: Brazil's leader on first trip abroad

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will meet Donald Trump on Tuesday on his first foreign trip since taking office.

Bolsonaro in Washington: Brazil's leader on first trip abroad