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Apr 06, 2020
Brazil's government is failing to get relief to people and companies. How the coronavirus might be reaching regions less prepared to deal with it

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Small business owners next in the firing line amid Covid-19 crisis

Coronavirus Apr 03, 2020

Small business owners next in the firing line amid Covid-19 crisis

Ten million small business owners could be...
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Latin America Apr 03, 2020

With a black hole of data, Covid-19 deaths in Haiti remain unknown

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Brazil Daily Apr 03, 2020

Poorer neighborhoods are coronavirus breeding grounds

The vulnerability of poorer communities facing the...
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Could Covid-19 cause a rise in government surveillance in Brazil?

Authorities are exploring the use of citizens'...
Coronavirus: Brazil facing a job apocalypse

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Bureaucratic hurdles get in the way of Brazil's coronavirus relief policies

Brazil Weekly Apr 06, 2020

Brazil's government is failing to get relief to people and companies. How the coronavirus might be reaching regions less prepared to deal with it
A social inequality icon in São Paulo: the Paraisópolis favela next to luxury buildings. Photo: Caio Pederneiras/Shutterstock

Brazil DailyApr 03, 2020

Poorer neighborhoods are coronavirus breeding grounds

The vulnerability of poorer communities facing the...
Government delays economic plans to soften Covid-19 blow

Brazil DailyApr 02, 2020

Government delays economic plans to soften Covid-19 blow

The government struggles to get financial aid...
As the government delays, states jump into action in Covid-19 fight

Brazil DailyApr 01, 2020

As the government delays, states jump into action in Covid-19 fight

We’re covering states’ efforts to help the economy during...
For how long can Brazilian small companies hold out against Covid-19?

Brazil DailyMar 31, 2020

For how long can Brazilian small companies hold out against Covid-19?

The difficult scenario for small and medium-sized...

Brazil WeeklyMar 30, 2020

Can Brazil’s elections go ahead in 2020?

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Brazil DailyMar 27, 2020

Brazil to pay emergency salary to informal workers

The relief package passed to help informal...

Brazil DailyMar 26, 2020

Bolsonaro and governors on a collision course

The disputes between Jair Bolsonaro and state...
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    Apr 05, 2020
    Jair Bolsonaro has put the economy above the public health crisis. So, what is the government doing to assist struggling companies?
    Brazil's government make moves to protect companies during the Covid-19 pandemic

    CoronavirusApr 05, 2020

    Brazil’s inability to produce reliable Covid-19 data an obstacle for policymaking

    Data on Covid-19 in Brazil is filled...

    PowerMar 26, 2020

    Brazil’s Justice system could be the next Covid-19 victim

    Brazil is in its second week of social isolation...

    CoronavirusMar 25, 2020

    Between a rock and a hard place, Bolsonaro favors economy over health

    While the World Health Organization pleads for...
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    Coronavirus Mar 20, 2020

    Will the coronavirus be Jair Bolsonaro’s kryptonite?

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    Coronavirus Mar 17, 2020

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    Covid-19 forces Brazil's Congress into de facto recess

    Coronavirus Mar 16, 2020

    Covid-19 forces Brazil’s Congress into de facto recess

    Fears of transmission have led lawmakers to...

    BUSINESS

    Apr 03, 2020
    Ten million small business owners could be forced to shut up shop without help
    Small business owners next in the firing line amid Covid-19 crisis

    CoronavirusApr 01, 2020

    Pandemic or economic collapse: are these Brazil’s only choices?

    While the President prioritizes the economy, and...

    CoronavirusMar 30, 2020

    Brazil’s fund industry surviving the Covid-19 crisis

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