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Protesting against reform of Social Security - Rovena Rosa/ABr

Brazil Gives Up Reforming Social Security Under Popular Pressure

The Political Affairs Minister Carlos Marun said today that the bill intended to overhaul ...

The Mercosur countries: Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay

Mercosur Seems Close to a Breakthrough in the Negotiations with European Union

Brazil’s presence and participation in Mercosur has continued to develop significantly in recent months. ...

Street market in São Paulo, Brazil

Elections and Uncertainty About Pension Reform Lower Brazil’s Credit Rating

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s cut Brazil’s credit rating further below investment grade as ...

Amazon Indian

No More Amazon Mega-dams, Announces Brazil. Environmentalists and Indians Celebrate

Brazil’s government announced a major shift away from its policy of building mega-dams in ...

A Brazilian woman on her job

Brazil President Softens Pension Reform Bill to Get Congress’s Approval

A new version of Brazil’s unpopular pension reform bill presented this week would require ...

An industrial mining operation in Brazil - Photo: Norsk Hydro ASA

Mining Is Responsible for 10 Percent of Deforestation in the Amazon

Nearly ten percent of all the deforestation occurring in the Brazilian Amazon between 2005 ...