Economy

Brazil's federal police in action

Hydra of Lerna: Brazil’s New Anti-Corruption Action Goes After Ministers and Governor

Brazil’s Federal Police officers executed warrants for Operation Hydra of Lerna at the Workers’ ...

Passengers in São Paulo city's subway - Rovena Rosa/ABr

Cutting Workers’ Rights? Just a Rumor to Create Division, Says Brazil’s President

Brazilian President Michel Temer announced that he will combat rumors flying around the streets ...

Railways are also on the auction block

Brazil Believes Privatizing Federal Assets Is the Only Way Out of the Hole

Brazil’s new government has announced a multibillion dollar privatization plan in an attempt to ...

Brazilian governors go to Brasília - Fabio Rodrigues Pozzebom/ABr

Don’t Count on the Government Rescuing You, Brazil Tells States

Governors of at least 14 Brazilian states have threatened to declare a state of ...

Protesters in Rio against privatizing the pre-salt - Tânia Rêgo/ABr

Oil Multinationals Might Soon Have a Bigger Piece of Brazil’s Offshore Pie

Brazil’s House of Representatives is ready to vote on whether to privatize the country’s ...

Salgado Filho airport in Porto Alegre

Federal Airports, Roads and Railways Being Offered by Brazil to Private Sector

Brazilian President Michel Temer announced that Brazil’s government will “extraordinarily open” Brazil infrastructure to ...

Area of environmental protection in Pará state - Mácio Ferreira/Ag. Pará

Brazil Ratifies Paris Agreement and Vows to Cut Its Emissions by About 40%

Brazilian President Michel Temer ratified Brazil’s adoption of the Paris Agreement, which sets targets ...

Brazilian worker

Brazil Unions Call for General Strike in Answer to 12-Hour Work Day Proposal

The new Brazilian government is proposing a law that would expand the working day ...