Written by Manuela Figueira Lorang On Sunday afternoon, 8th of January, Brazilians lived through a scene similar to the attempted insurrection by Trump supporters taking place in the U.S Capitol. However, the scenes of destruction were more brutal although no deaths were reported. The Brazilian Capital, Brasília is also the
Written by Luiza Jacovaz In times of elections, a mix of feelings, ideologies, perspectives and opinions are put at stake in a country. Citizens argue, social media posts are published every second with thousands of opinions and political campaigns, and the country begins its electoral race. When it comes to
By Joanna Sowińska On the 9th of August 2020, the incumbent Alexander Lukashenko was re-elected for his 6th mandate as the president of Belarus. Belarus applies a two-round system for its elections, meaning that if no candidate obtains more than 50% of votes, a second round is held in which
By Caitlin Elston-Weidinger April 10th–just a month ago, stuck somewhere between apprehensive and unbothered–we were discussing the first two closures of the stock markets over a joint at Vondelpark, attending lectures with an air of hesitation over what was still only being fatefully understood as a Chinese or Italian problem.