Coronavirus mutates much more regularly in Brazil
Brazil has long been a hotbed for coronavirus mutations and variants, but a new study shows just how quick the virus is changing and adapting around the country, making worrying reading for health experts8 hours ago • Janaína Camelo
Is Brazil’s so-called ‘rent inflation’ on its last legs?
Rental contracts in Brazil are not adjusted each year by the official inflation rate — instead, they follow another index, which has ballooned due to increased commodities prices around the world11 hours ago • Ana Ferraz
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Brazilian labor market finally shows signs of improvement
Devastated by the pandemic, effective income is finally starting to creep upwards, with the hardest-hit categories – informal and self-employed workers – now starting to earn again1 day ago • Ana Ferraz
Higher interest rates alone won’t protect Brazil from stagflation
Experts say the Central Bank's decision to increase the Selic rate will not have the desired effect on inflation — and that the country's problems are far deeper1 day ago • Ana Ferraz
A return to “caution, serenity, and perseverance” in Brazil?
Inflation in Brazil seems out of control, but the government has one sliver of good news ahead: prices are set to slow down before the end of the year2 days ago • Luciano Sobral
Peronism is in crisis. But what exactly is it?
Peronism has long troubled foreign commentators looking for an easy way to describe it. Ideologically amorphous, it has been home equally to left nationalists and right-wing neoliberals2 days ago • Ignacio Portes
Tech Roundup: Brazil’s 5G auction scheduled for November
The most important news about tech and innovation in Brazil3 days ago • Ana Ferraz and Janaína Camelo