Maria Luisa Mendonça

Social Network for Justice and Human Rights

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Director of the Social Network for Justice and Human Rights in São Paulo, Brazil and Professor of International Relations at the University of Rio de Janeiro

Maria Luisa Mendonça on KCRW

The upcoming summer games have turned a global spotlight on Brazil, as the elected President is being impeached by legislators more corrupt than she is.

Brazil's Political Crisis and the Olympic Games

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Another wave of protests snarled traffic today in São Paulo, and federal police have been sent to five cities hosting international soccer games.

Massive Economic Protests as Brazil Readies for World Cup

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