Victor Pougy is a journalist based in Rio de Janeiro.
The Old Consensus Dies in Latin America
System Update producer Victor Pougy and Benjamin Fogel of Jacobin talk about the political turmoil in Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico.
How Jair Bolsonaro’s Son, Eduardo, Confirmed His Father’s Positive Coronavirus Test to Fox News, Then Lied About It
Sources with the cable network, furious by the Bolsonaros’ lying, tells the story of what happened.
Bolsonaro, Under Fire, Dismisses His Culture Minister for Giving a Nazi Speech, but It Is Still Representative of Brazil’s Governing Ethos
Watch the literal Nazi speech with English subtitles that has shone a light on the true ideology of the Bolsonaro movement.
Secret Brazil ArchiveIn Secret Chats, Brazil’s Chief Corruption Prosecutor Worried That Bolsonaro’s Justice Minister Would Protect President’s Son From Scandals
Federal prosecutors privately agreed that there is “no doubt” Flávio Bolsonaro engaged in corruption as a state representative, but little has been done.