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May 25, 2020
Pro-Bolsonaro officers talk about a possible "civil war" in Brazil. The Supreme Court trial that will settle land ownership issues in Brazil. And São Paulo's failed "mega holiday"

PowerMay 24, 2020

Will Brazil’s prosecutor general kill Bolsonaro’s probe?

Prosecutor General Augusto Aras has operated more...

CoronavirusMay 24, 2020

Covid-19 and inequality: For whom the bells don’t toll

Jair Bolsonaro once famously declared that in...

OpinionMay 23, 2020

Favela Lives Don’t Matter in Brazil

The killing of a 14-year-old boy is...
President Jair Bolsonaro (right) and VP Hamilton Mourão, in the background. Photo: Carolina Antunes/PR

Power May 23, 2020

There’s a way to oust Bolsonaro. But it’s not an impeachment

The "Mourão Risk" makes impeachment an unlikely...
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Society May 23, 2020

Numbers of the week: May 23, 2020

This is Brazil by the Numbers, a weekly digest...
The much-anticipated footage of a Bolsonaro cabinet meeting has been made public. What can be made of this raw display of Bolsonarism?

Power May 22, 2020

Much-awaited video exposes gross mismanagement in Bolsonaro government

The much-anticipated footage of a Bolsonaro cabinet...
What does the post-pandemic future hold for Brazilian startups

Tech May 22, 2020

Tech Roundup, May 22, 2020 | Startups in the post-pandemic Brazil

A digest of the most important news on technology...
How the Covid-19 emergency aid impacts Brazil's finances

Coronavirus May 22, 2020

How the Covid-19 emergency aid impacts Brazil’s finances

Covid-19 emergency aid has kept Bolsonaro's approval...
Brazilian researchers make Covid-19 testing breakthrough

Brazil Daily May 22, 2020

Brazilian researchers make Covid-19 testing breakthrough

Brazilian researchers have developed a scalable, highly...

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Brazil Weekly May 25, 2020

Pro-Bolsonaro officers talk about a possible "civil war" in Brazil. The Supreme Court trial that will settle land ownership issues in Brazil. And São Paulo's failed "mega holiday"
Brazilian researchers make Covid-19 testing breakthrough

Brazil DailyMay 22, 2020

Brazilian researchers make Covid-19 testing breakthrough

Brazilian researchers have developed a scalable, highly...
The Economy Ministry's new attempt to save jobs. The standoff between Jair Bolsonaro and state governors. And the worrisome trend of Covid-19 in Brazil

Brazil DailyMay 21, 2020

Brazil’s plan to save jobs by taking away labor rights

The Economy Ministry's new attempt to save jobs. The...
Emergency salary is giving Jair Bolsonaro extended life

Brazil DailyMay 20, 2020

Emergency salary is giving Jair Bolsonaro extended life

An interesting shift in Bolsonaro's support base....
Woman walks in São Paulo. Photo: Nelson Antoine/Shutterstock

Brazil DailyMay 19, 2020

São Paulo not working for a lockdown

Why São Paulo has avoided a full-scale...

Brazil WeeklyMay 18, 2020

Former ally dishes more dirt on the Bolsonaros

More evidence of wrongdoing by the Bolsonaro family. The...

Brazil DailyMay 15, 2020

Bolsonaro: I won’t wait for the Feds to f*** over my family

The investigation against Jair Bolsonaro. A decree...

Brazil DailyMay 14, 2020

Brazil’s recovery won’t be V-shaped

Depression, not recession, might be on the...
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    May 24, 2020
    Prosecutor General Augusto Aras has operated more like the president's counsel than a true prosecutor
    Brazil's Prosecutor General Augusto Aras has operated more like the president's counsel than a true prosecutor.

    PowerMay 23, 2020

    There’s a way to oust Bolsonaro. But it’s not an impeachment

    The "Mourão Risk" makes impeachment an unlikely...

    PowerMay 22, 2020

    Much-awaited video exposes gross mismanagement in Bolsonaro government

    The much-anticipated footage of a Bolsonaro cabinet...

    PowerMay 20, 2020

    The lawyers who could put the Bolsonaros in hot water

    Two Rio de Janeiro lawyers could be...
    Jair Renan Bolsonaro, 22,

    Power May 18, 2020

    Youngest Bolsonaro son a chip off the old block

    Jair Renan Bolsonaro, 22, is the youngest...
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    Power May 16, 2020

    Called out on its bullshit, Minas Gerais hides Covid-19 data

    Minas Gerais gloats about low Covid-19 numbers....
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    Coronavirus May 16, 2020

    Politics and pseudoscience making Amazonas Covid-19 crisis even worse

    Amazonas' healthcare system has collapsed. To make...

    BUSINESS

    May 22, 2020
    Covid-19 emergency aid has kept Bolsonaro's approval ratings stable, but does the government have the firepower to sustain it?
    How the Covid-19 emergency aid impacts Brazil's finances

    CoronavirusMay 21, 2020

    Could Covid-19 spark a rebirth of Brazil’s development bank?

    Brazil's National Development Bank has lain dormant...

    BusinessMay 17, 2020

    Delivery is the future for fine dining in Brazil

    Even the swankiest restaurants have turned their...

    BusinessMay 15, 2020

    Parking operator is Brazil’s first ‘online’ IPO

    Amid the pandemic parking operator Allpark goes...

    CARTOONS

    Haircuts over health: the Jair Bolsonaro way in Brazil

    Cartoons May 14, 2020

    Haircuts over health

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    Cartoons May 07, 2020

    Join the dead army!

    Cartoons Apr 30, 2020

    More deaths than China? So what?

    Cartoons Apr 23, 2020

    All hail the … king?

    Cartoons Apr 16, 2020

    Get lost, commie Grim Reaper!

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