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 ...

    Eike Batista talks in the Brazilian senate about corruption at BNDES - Wilson Dias/ABr

    Once World’s Eighth Richest Man, Brazilian Gets 30 Years in Jail for Corruption

    A Brazilian businessman famous for amassing and then losing a multi-billion-dollar fortune has been ...

    Protesting against reform of Social Security - Rovena Rosa/ABr

    Brazil Gives Up Reforming Social Security Under Popular Pressure

    The Political Affairs Minister Carlos Marun said today that the bill intended to overhaul ...

    The Mercosur countries: Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay

    Mercosur Seems Close to a Breakthrough in the Negotiations with European Union

    Brazil’s presence and participation in Mercosur has continued to develop significantly in recent months. ...

    Street market in São Paulo, Brazil

    Elections and Uncertainty About Pension Reform Lower Brazil’s Credit Rating

    Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s cut Brazil’s credit rating further below investment grade as ...