By Raquel Torres, with collaboration from Gui Mendes
At the beginning of the Bolsonaro administration, an old demand from the manufacturer of the Lucky Strike and Kent cigarette brands formed part of the agenda in Sergio Moro’s Ministry of Justice. Joio had access to documents that help to understand this story
How cigarette manufacturers have multiplied entities and established themselves inside the Brazilian government in order to hinder the execution of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, of which Brazil is a signatory.
How an entity created ten years ago in the South of Brazil became a network of politicians that govern with their backs turned to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and any law that dares to get in the way of a product which kills 160 thousand people per year in the country The inauguration […]
By Fábio Zuker from InfoAmazonia and Tatiana Merlino from O Joio e O Trigo
With pressure on their native land and traditional foods, agrochemicals polluting their rivers, and a high rate of chronic disease have left the Xavante people of Brazil’s Cerrado savanna vulnerable to the pandemic
The former Minister of Health explains how he was pressured by Big Food to bury the document, a reference in this area Arthur Chioro had just assumed his role as the Health Minister of Brazil in February 2014 when he was asked to attend an event in Brasilia. What was meant to be a laid-back […]