Economy

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 ...

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 ...