Economy

    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 ...

    Brazilian president Michel Temer in Moscow for an official visit - Beto Barata/PR

    In Moscow, Brazil President Talks Economy, But Also Terror, North Korea and Syria

    Brazil’s President Michel Temer on Tuesday called on Russian businesses to invest in the ...

    Escola de Samba Imperatriz with "Party night on the village"

    An Evangelical Mayor Threatens to End Rio’s Carnaval

    Rio de Janeiro without Carnaval? Unimaginable! But Rio’s city hall and its revelers are ...

    Solar panels being installed

    Petrobras Grip on Energy and National Indolence Prevent a Brazilian Solar Industry

    Vested interests, protectionism and a lack of entrepreneurism have stifled the development of a ...