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    Brazilian senator Antonio Carlos Magalhães

    ACM – Brazil Will Never See His Like Again

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

    São Paulo, Brazil Gay Pride Parade

    Brazilians Let Politicians Treat Them as Doormats

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

    Brazilian senator Sibá Machado, president of the Ethics Committee

    Senate Chairman Upholds Tradition of Treating Brazil with Contempt

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

    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 ...