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Video | Justice denies federalization of Marielle Franco’s murder investigation

Weekly show also features aid bill for Cultural sector and training of popular healthcare agents against covid-19

Translated by: Thiago Moyano

Brasil de Fato | São Paulo (SP) |
Journalist José Bernardes hosts our weekly English-language show featuring the latest news and fun facts about Brazil - Screen capture/Brasil de Fato

This week on What’s Happening in Brazil, we report on the Superior Court of Justice’s unanimous decision to deny federalization of Marielle Franco and Anderson Silva’s murder investigation.

The episode also reports on the approval of an emergency aid bill for the cultural sector in the lower house. The bill now needs approval from the Senate.

The Culture Talk installment features an interview with Eliete Paraguassú, descendant of African enslaved peoples, artisanal fisherwoman, seafood collector, and activist in the Island of Maré, Salvador, Bahia.

The Story of the Week is about a consortium between popular movements and public universities to train healthcare agents to fight the covid-19 pandemic in their communities.

And finally, this week, Brazilianism will show you Relicário, or sanctuary, a song by famous Brazilian songwriter and rockstar Nando Reis.

All What's Happening in Brazil episodes are available at Brasil de Fato's YouTube channel, where you'll also find a special English-content playlist.

Partners who wish to include a longer version of the show in their schedule may contact our international team at [email protected] or send a WhatsApp message to +55 11 993 055 156.

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Edited by: Vivian Fernandes