Economy

    Brazilian president Michel Temer flies over cotton plantations - Alan Santos/PR

    Only Promises of Economic Improvement Keep Brazil’s President in Power

    When Michel Temer assumed the presidency in 2016 after the illegitimate impeachment of former ...

    Brazilian airports are being privatized to raise cash

    Short of Cash, Brazil Plans a Massive Privatization to Raise US$ 28 Billion

    With Brazil’s budget deficit calculated at reaching almost US$ 50 billion, president Michel Temer ...

    Rio Market, in Astoria, New York

    Brazilian Expats Longing for the Homeland Give Rise to 20,000 Businesses Abroad

    Survey by Brazil’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs shows that there are near 20,000 micro ...

    Candiota coal power plant in Santa Catarina - CGTEE Archive

    China Cleans Air at Home While Exporting Pollution to Brazil and Elsewhere

    While China moves forward with its national policy to reduce coal consumption and increase ...

    Burnt out area of the Jamanxim National Forest in the Amazon state of Pará - Photo: Antonio Scorza

    Under Pressure to Curb Deforestation, Brazil Sends Mixed Message to the World

    Last week saw a busy, but contradictory, stream of actions likely to impact Amazonian ...

    Cattle raising in the Amazon is responsible for 65% of the forest destruction

    Eating Less Beef Seems to Be the Only Way to End Amazonian Deforestation

    Beef production has become a major driver of tropical deforestation, responsible for as much ...