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ACM – Brazil Will Never See His Like Again

Few people outside Brazil have heard of Antonio Carlos Magalhães who died on July ...

Brazilians Let Politicians Treat Them as Doormats

Brazil has been a full democracy for over 20 years now and there is ...

Senate Chairman Upholds Tradition of Treating Brazil with Contempt

At the time of writing we are watching a familiar scene – the chairman ...

Brazil is not ready for another general blackout like the one in 2001

Brazilian Politics: Navel Gazing in Brasília – Largesse in São Paulo

One of the most depressing aspects of Brazilian politics is the way many – ...

Brazilian state controlled company Furnas

Brazil’s Politicians Share the Spoils

Trying to explain Brazilian society to western Europeans and Americans can be frustrating. When ...

US President George W. Bush play ganzá in São Paulo, Brazil

The George W. Bush PR Show Comes to Brazil

During his lightning visit to Brazil George W. Bush was hardly recognizable as the ...

US Securities and Exchange Commission

US Authorities Tackle Brazil’s White Collar Criminals

Brazilian and foreign shareholders must be wondering why decisive punitive action in an insider ...

Aécio Neves from the PSDB wants to be Brazil's next president

Brazil’s Opposition Parties Try to End Disarray

While President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva tries to put together a government from ...

Arlindo Chinaglia, the new Speaker of the House in Brazil

Brazil’s Lula Faces Arm-Wrestling Contest with New Congress

The bewildering way in which Brazilian politics work was evident during the election for ...

Brazilian president Lula vacationing

Brazil Waits for Lula to Return from Holiday

No-one could accuse Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of being greedy for ...