Economy

    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 ...

    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 ...