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May 25, 2020
Argentina is set to face yet another default. We look back at the country's history of unpaid debts, all the way back to its 1816 independence

CoronavirusMay 25, 2020

Without lockdown, Brazilian cities pass prohibition laws

Reluctant to enact full lockdowns, local administrations...

Latin AmericaMay 25, 2020

Costa Rica sets example to be followed in Latin America

As the Central American nation makes it...

Brazil WeeklyMay 25, 2020

Escalating radicalism in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Pro-Bolsonaro officers talk about a possible "civil war" in...
Brazil's Prosecutor General Augusto Aras has operated more like the president's counsel than a true prosecutor.

Power May 24, 2020

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

Prosecutor General Augusto Aras has operated more...
Residents of the Babilônia favela, in Rio de Janeiro, disinfect the streets. Photo: Photocarioca/Shutterstock

Coronavirus May 24, 2020

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

Jair Bolsonaro once famously declared that in...
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Opinion May 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...

NEWSLETTERS

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 25, 2020
    Reluctant to enact full lockdowns, local administrations have issued alcohol bans instead, as a means of keeping people at home
    Without lockdown, Brazilian states pass prohibition laws

    PowerMay 24, 2020

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

    Prosecutor General Augusto Aras has operated more...

    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...
    A couple of Rio de Janeiro lawyers could be the link between Senator Flávio Bolsonaro and an illegal leak to shield the president's family from law enforcement.

    Power May 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....

    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

    Quarantine

    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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