Economy

Despite Efforts, Brazil’s Corruption Ranking Gets Worse

  Brazil ranks 79th among 176 countries in a world ranking of perceived corruption ...

Oil Rig

Brazil’s Black-Gold Fortune Was Nothing But Fool’s Gold

The process of growth and modernization in Brazil in the last fifteen years has ...

Asprational Power

Brazil’s Rule-Taker Role and Its Inability to Become a Rule Maker

Book Review: Aspirational Power: Brazil on the Long Road to Global Influence by David ...

Brazilians protest in São Paulo against PEC 55 - Vladimir Platonow/ABr

Brazil Sets Itself Up for 20 Years of Lean Cows

As of Tuesday, December 13, Proposed Constitutional Amendment (PEC) 55 – formerly PEC 241 ...

Older people will suffer with the new budget amendment - Marcos Santos/USP Imagens

The Temer Administration Wants to Put Brazil in a Straitjacket for 20 Years

Brazilian President Michel Temer has been trying to take drastic steps to address the ...

São Paulo under a full moon - Paulo Pinto/Fotos Públicas

While Some Call Brazil’s 20-Year Freeze, Shock Therapy, Foreign Markets Are Cheering

Brazilian President Michel Temer is a step closer to cementing his long-term austerity plan ...

Brazilian currency, the real - Marcos Santos/USP Imagens

IMF Is Bullish on Brazil Again

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is projecting that Brazil will surpass Italy next year ...

Brazil's House in session voting cap on public spending - Marcelo Camargo/ABr

Brazil House Approves Constitutional Amendment Limiting Public Spending for 20 Years

Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies on Monday night (October 10) voted 366-111 (with two abstentions) ...

Brazilian president, Michel Temer - Marcos Corrêa/PR

Brazil President Gets First Win in Congress in Fight to Contain Public Spending

A congressional committee in Brazil approved on Thursday a constitutional amendment that would limit ...

Signs say: Bank workers on strike - ABr

After 30 Days, No End in Sight for Brazil’s National Bank Strike

Brazil’s banking strike has just reached 30 days this Wednesday (October 5) and is ...