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Posted by Vanessa Castañeda On 27 November 2014, former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso gave his testimony to the National Truth Commission (CNV) about his life exiled during the military dictatorship. Additionally, although he was not tortured himself, he speaks against … Continue reading

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Posted by Hilary Marie Johnson At the request of the Public Ministry of Argentina, the names of President João Goulart, also known as Jango, as well as other Brazilians monitored while in Argentina will be included in a lengthy act … Continue reading

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President João Goulart’s Body Exhumed

Posted by Patrick Duffy Today, (November 14, 2013), the remains of João Goulart, the Brazilian President deposed by the 1964 military coup d’état, will be exhumed for examinations to clarify his cause of death. Relatives of “Jango,” as Goulart is … Continue reading

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Posted by David McCoy The Minister of Justice will coordinate an effort to centralize the millions of documents produced during the military regime that, as of now, are held in the archives of various ministries in Brazil. While it has … Continue reading

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By David McCoy On the 8th of October, Ophir Cavalcante, president of the Order of Attorneys of Brazil (OAB), announced the creation of a truth commission by the Order. The OAB Truth Commision will work alongside the National Truth Commission, … Continue reading

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Posted by Robyn Smith  The Amnesty Commission, part of the Ministry of Justice, announced a new initiative to create clinics  designed to help torture survivors from the dictatorship era. The project, called  “Clínicas do Testemunho” or Clinics of Testimony, aims … Continue reading

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Truth Commission To Investigate Operation CONDOR

Posted by Robyn Smith  Operation CONDOR, the coalltion made between 6 of the most powerful countries in South America (Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay) to combat communism with military dictatorships, will soon be under examination. Luiz Cláudio Cunha, a prominent Brazilian … Continue reading

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