Ibama official looking at tree felled illegally. Photo: Ibama

    Brazil Does a U-turn on Environmental Policy and Sides with Big Farmers

    Environmental issues have figured prominently in Brazil as of late, and the Brazilian Forest ...

    Brazilian President-elect Jair Messias Bolsonaro

    Brazil’s President-elect Is No Trump. He Was Even a Hugo Chávez Admirer

    Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president-elect, is sometimes referred to as the Brazilian Trump (Economist, 2017), ...

    Brazilian president, general Ernesto Geisel, parades in an open car in Brasília, in 1968

    Brazil Military Afraid Closeness to President-elect Bolsonaro Might Hurt Its Reputation

    Brazilian President-elect Jair Messias Bolsonaro is a former paratrooper; his vice president, Hamilton Mourão, ...

    President Michel Temer addresses the opening of the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) in New York - Cesar Itiberê/PR

    Since 1945, Brazil Has Been a Voice for Peace in the United Nations

    Brazil has had a longstanding relationship with the United Nations. In a recent speech ...

    President-elect Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) attends worship at Atitude Baptist Church alongside his wife, Michelle Bolsonaro, in Rio de Janeiro

    Bolsonaro Is the President. What’s Next? All Might Change on His Whim

    The controversial right-wing populist Jair Bolsonaro has been elected Brazil’s new president with 55% ...

    Protesters in the streets against Bolsonaro. "Not him,"says the sign

    The Far Right Won in Brazil. Now Comes the Resistance.

    In his acceptance speech, Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said he will “change the destiny ...