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Feb 18, 2020
After accompanying President Jair Bolsonaro to an Evangelical Christian event last week, Federal Judge Marcelo Bretas has raised eyebrows for his apparent political involvement with the current head of...

OpinionFeb 18, 2020

Brazil’s humane refugee policies put developed countries to shame

Faced with hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans...

BusinessFeb 18, 2020

Waterways cast aside in Brazil’s infrastructure plans

Brazil has huge potential to use its...

Brazil DailyFeb 18, 2020

Bolsonaro’s war on states could backfire

The president's war with state governors might...
Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! This week, Ronaldinho latest advertising foray which has him in hot water with the courts. Corinthians dumped out of the Copa Libertadores in a night full of surprises and coincidences. That and much more. Enjoy your read!

Sports Feb 17, 2020

Referees blowing the whistle on Ronaldinho’s pyramid selling

Ronaldinho Gaucho's latest advertising foray which has him in...
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Society Feb 17, 2020

What is it like to be a domestic worker in Brazil?

Despite Economy Minister Paulo Guedes' comments, domestic...
This week, how Brazil plans to rely more on solar power plants. The names on Bolsonaro's shortlist for incoming vacancies at the Supreme Court.

Brazil Weekly Feb 17, 2020

Solar power set for a boost in Brazil

How Brazil plans to rely more on...
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Latin America Feb 16, 2020

Brazil can learn from Argentina and Chile’s reckoning with dictatorship past

While challenging the crimes of the military...
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Environment Feb 15, 2020

After the horse has bolted, Brazil’s Navy locks the stable door

More than six months after the gigantic oil spill...
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Society Feb 15, 2020

Numbers of the week: Feb. 15, 2020

Carnival parades, attacks against the press, the rout of...

NEWSLETTERS

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Brazil Daily Feb 18, 2020

The president's war with state governors might hamper the tax reform. Courts find oil workers' strike illegal. And expectations with the Brazilian economy are going down
This week, how Brazil plans to rely more on solar power plants. The names on Bolsonaro's shortlist for incoming vacancies at the Supreme Court.

Brazil WeeklyFeb 17, 2020

Solar power set for a boost in Brazil

How Brazil plans to rely more on...
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Brazil DailyFeb 14, 2020

Central Bank currency intervention to have short-lived effects

We’re covering today what is happening to the Brazilian...
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Brazil DailyFeb 13, 2020

Analysts unfazed as Brazilian Real hits record lows

The positive impacts of the devaluation of the Brazilian...
Congress to get unprecedented powers over Brazil's budget

Brazil DailyFeb 12, 2020

Budget changes give Congress rule of the roost

Congress' latest win over the Bolsonaro administration....

Brazil DailyFeb 11, 2020

Skilled workers harder to come by in Brazil

Brazilian industries can't hire qualified workers. Trump to remove...

Brazil WeeklyFeb 10, 2020

Brazil takes a step forward in cybersecurity

This week, we talk about Brazil’s new cybersecurity policies....

Brazil DailyFeb 07, 2020

Brazilian producers feeling first symptoms of coronavirus outbreak

How the coronavirus outbreak in China has infected Brazilian...
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    Feb 18, 2020
    After accompanying President Jair Bolsonaro to an Evangelical Christian event last week, Federal Judge Marcelo Bretas has raised eyebrows for his apparent political involvement with the current head of...
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    PowerFeb 12, 2020

    Unanswered questions and presidential links of killed crime boss

    Adriano da Nóbrega, killed on Sunday in...

    PowerFeb 11, 2020

    Prosecutors pursuing journalists and lawyers in anti-corruption probes

    Brazilian investigators may have overstepped boundaries in...

    PowerFeb 10, 2020

    Lula’s party turns 40 in midlife crisis

    It has been 40 years since former trade-union leader...
    The impeachment request against Brazil’s Education minister

    Power Feb 06, 2020

    The impeachment request against Brazil’s Education minister

    In today’s intensely polarized Brazil, political consensus is near...
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    Power Feb 04, 2020

    Hurdles for Bolsonaro’s privatization plan

    Political scuffles have seen the government's main...
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    Power Feb 04, 2020

    How can Brazil fight corruption without destroying its economy?

    In October 2019, São Paulo’s benchmark stock index Ibovespa...

    BUSINESS

    Feb 18, 2020
    Brazil has huge potential to use its rivers as cargo transportation routes, but the system is dramatically underused
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    BusinessFeb 14, 2020

    Heineken celebrations watered down by legal dispute

    Only days after Dutch brewing company Heineken announced that...

    BusinessFeb 13, 2020

    How tax cuts on fuels may impact Brazil’s tax reform?

    President Jair Bolsonaro has engaged in tax...

    BusinessFeb 12, 2020

    The government’s railway plans to get Brazil back on track

    Railway concessions aim to increase the amount...

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